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Musings on Sketches, Artists, and Mosquito Nets

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Byron Breedlove reads his essay Musings on Sketches, Artists, and Mosquito Nets about the art James Whistler and the transmission of vector borne diseases.  Created: 9/23/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/20/2014.

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After the Resistance: The Alamo Today

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Byron Breedlove reads his essay After the Resistance: The Alamo Today about the Alamo and emerging disease resistance.  Created: 9/23/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/20/2014.

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Motor Vehicle Safety (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Motor vehicle crashes are among the leading causes of injury in the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of being sober and buckled up during ever automobile trip.  Created: 10/16/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/16/2014.

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Motor Vehicle Safety (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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In our highly mobile society, travel in vehicles is an almost daily occurrence for most Americans. Every trip places us at risk for serious injury. In this podcast, Dr. Gwen discusses ways to avoid serious injuries in motor vehicles.  Created: 10/16/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/16/2014.

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Knemidocoptic Mange in Wild Golden Eagles, California, USA

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the article, Knemidocoptic Mange in Wild Golden Eagles, California, USA .  Created: 9/21/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/15/2014.

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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

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This podcast highlights National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, to increase awareness of the disproportionate impact of HIV on the Hispanic or Latino population in the United States and dependent territories. The podcast reminds Hispanics or Latinos that they have the power to take control of their health and protect themselves against HIV.  Created: 10/8/2014 by Office of Health Equity, Office of the Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.   Date Released: 10/14/2014.

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Día Nacional Latino para la Concientización del SIDA (NLAAD) (National Latino AIDS Awareness Day)

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Este podcast destaca el Día Nacional Latino para la Concientización acerca del SIDA, para aumentar el conocimiento sobre el impacto desproporcionado del VIH en la población hispana o latina en los Estados Unidos y sus territorios dependientes. El podcast hace recordar a los hispanos o latinos que ellos tienen el poder de tomar el control de su salud y protegerse contra el VIH.  Created: 10/14/2014 by La Oficina de Equidad en Salud, Oficina del Director de la División de Prevención del VIH/SIDA, Centro Nacional para el VIH/SIDA, Hepatitis Viral, ETS y Tuberculosis.   Date Released: 10/14/2014.

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Dengue Virus Transmission by Blood Stem Cell Donor after Travel to Sri Lanka; Germany, 2013

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the article, Dengue Virus Transmission by Blood Stem Cell Donor after Travel to Sri Lanka; Germany, 2013.  Created: 9/22/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/8/2014.

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Vital Signs-Motor Vehicle Crash Injuries

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This podcast is based on the October 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Motor vehicle crashes are costly and preventable. Learn what can be done to help prevent motor vehicle injuries.  Created: 10/7/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/7/2014.

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Las lesiones por choques automovilísticos (Motor Vehicle Crash Injuries)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe Signos Vitales de los CDC de octubre del 2014. Las lesiones por choques automovilísticos son costosas y prevenibles. Aprenda lo que puede hacer para ayudar a prevenirlas.  Created: 10/7/2014 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Cobtrol (NCIPC).   Date Released: 10/7/2014.

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Motor Vehicle Crash Injuries PSA (:60)

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This 60 second Public Service Announcement is based on the October 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Motor vehicle crashes are costly and preventable. Learn what can be done to help prevent motor vehicle injuries.  Created: 10/7/2014 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).   Date Released: 10/7/2014.

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Healthy Hearts (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Heart disease is among the leading causes of death worldwide. Combined with stroke, it accounts for nearly one in three deaths. This podcast discusses the importance of improving heart health.  Created: 10/2/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/2/2014.

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Healthy Hearts (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Heart disease is among the leading causes of death worldwide. Combined with stroke, it accounts for one in three deaths. Improving heart health could save millions of lives each year. In this podcast, Dr. Barbara Bowman discusses ways to prevent heart problems.  Created: 10/2/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/2/2014.

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Kids in Cars (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Motor-vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the U.S. Using child passenger restraints properly saves lives. In this podcast, Bethany West discusses the importance of properly restraining children in motor vehicles.  Created: 9/18/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/18/2014.

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Kids in Cars (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Motor-vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of using child passenger restraints in automobiles.  Created: 9/18/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/18/2014.

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A Little Less Salt (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Excessive sodium consumption is a leading cause of high blood pressure. This podcast discusses the importance of reducing sodium intake early in life to decrease the likelihood of hypertension.  Created: 9/11/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/11/2014.

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A Little Less Salt (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Excessive sodium consumption is a leading cause of high blood pressure. Reducing sodium intake early in life can decrease the likelihood of hypertension, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. In this podcast, Dr. Mary Cogswell discusses the importance of a low-sodium diet for children.  Created: 9/11/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/11/2014.

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Mobile Fruit and Vegetable Vendors’ Impact on Food Deserts

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Kathleen Y. L, BS, winner of PCD’s 2014 Student Research Paper Contest and medical student at the University of California, San Francisco, discusses her winning paper on the evaluation and placement of mobile fruit and vegetables vendors and their ability to alleviate food deserts in New York City.  Created: 9/10/2014 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 9/10/2014.

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Vital Signs-Reducing Sodium in Children’s Diets

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This podcast is based on the September 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Many children in the U.S. eat more sodium than recommended and one in six has elevated blood pressure. Learn what you can do to lower sodium intake.  Created: 9/9/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 9/9/2014.

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Signos Vitales de los CDC-¡Cómo reducir el sodio en la alimentación de los niños (Reducing Sodium in Children’s Diets)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de septiembre del 2014 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Muchos niños en los Estados Unidos consumen más sodio de lo recomendado y 1 de cada 6 tiene presión arterial elevada. Infórmese sobre lo que puede hacer para disminuir el consumo de sodio.  Created: 9/9/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 9/9/2014.

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Reducing Sodium in Children’s Diets PSA (:60)

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.  Created: 9/9/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 9/9/2014.

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Podemos Detener el VIH, Una Conversación a la Vez (We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time)

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Como parte de la campaña Podemos Detener el VIH, Una Conversación a la Vez, este anuncio de servicio público de 30 segundos que anima a los hispanos o latinos a hablar abiertamente sobre el VIH/SIDA con la familia, los amigos, las parejas y en las comunidades.  Created: 8/28/2014 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 8/28/2014.

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We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time

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As part of the We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time campaign, this 30 second PSA encourages Hispanics/Latinos to talk openly about HIV and AIDS with their families, friends, partners, and communities.  Created: 8/28/2014 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 8/28/2014.

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Staying Ahead of Childhood Diseases (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Many childhood diseases that used to cause epidemics in the United States are now rare thanks to vaccinations. In this podcast, Dr. Laurie Elam-Evans discusses the importance of keeping children up-to-date on recommended vaccinations.  Created: 8/28/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/28/2014.

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Staying Ahead of Childhood Diseases (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Many childhood diseases that used to cause epidemics in the United States are now rare, thanks to vaccinations. This podcast discusses the importance of protecting children from vaccine-preventable diseases.  Created: 8/28/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/28/2014.

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Podemos Detener el VIH, Una Conversación a la Vez Radio PSA (:30) (We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time)

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Como parte de la campaña Podemos Detener el VIH, Una Conversación a la Vez, este anuncio de servicio público de 30 segundos que anima a los hispanos o latinos a hablar abiertamente sobre el VIH/SIDA con la familia, los amigos, las parejas y en las comunidades.  Created: 8/27/2014 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 8/27/2014.

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We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time Radio PSA (:30)

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As part of the We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time campaign, this 30 second PSA encourages Hispanics/Latinos to talk openly about HIV and AIDS with their families, friends, partners, and communities.  Created: 8/27/2014 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 8/27/2014.

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High School Students’ Use of Sunscreen and Tanning Beds

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This podcast is an interview with Corey Basch, EdD, MPH, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health at William Paterson University. Dr. Basch discusses her study on high school students’ use of sunscreen and tanning beds between 2001 and 2011.  Created: 8/20/2014 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/20/2014.

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Biomarker Correlates of Survival in Pediatric Patients with Ebola Virus Disease

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the article, Biomarker Correlates of Survival in Pediatric Patients with Ebola Virus Disease.  Created: 8/19/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/19/2014.

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Leap Into Fall!

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the importance of getting enough physical activity.  Created: 8/18/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/18/2014.

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Fiebre hemorrágica del Ébola (Ebola Virus Disease)

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Este podcast proporciona información general sobre la enfermedad del virus del Ébola y el brote en África Occidental. El programa contiene declaraciones del director de los CDC, Dr. Tom Frieden, así como una breve descripción de las actividades de respuesta de los CDC.  Created: 8/8/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/18/2014.

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Stay Away From Sugary Drinks (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Sugar-sweetened drinks are associated with obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. This podcast discusses healthy alternatives to drinking sodas and fruit drinks.  Created: 8/14/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/14/2014.

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Stay Away From Sugary Drinks (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Sugar-sweetened drinks are associated with obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. This podcast discusses healthy alternatives to drinking sodas and fruit drinks.  Created: 8/14/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/14/2014.

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Deaths Attributable to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the article, Deaths Attributable to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections.  Created: 8/6/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/13/2014.

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Carbapenemase-producing Organism in Food

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the article, Carbapenemase-producing Organism in Food.  Created: 8/6/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/13/2014.

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Ebola Virus Disease

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This podcast provides general information about Ebola virus disease and the outbreak in West Africa. The program contains remarks from CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, as well as a brief description of CDC’s response efforts.  Created: 8/8/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/8/2014.

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Eat Your Fruit and Vegetables (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Getting kids to eat their fruits and vegetables is a common problem for many parents, but it’s a battle worth fighting. This podcast discusses the importance of developing good eating habits during childhood.  Created: 8/7/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/7/2014.

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Eat Your Fruit and Vegetables (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Getting kids to eat their fruits and vegetables is a common problem for many parents, but it’s a battle worth fighting. In this podcast, Dr. Latetia Moore discusses the importance of encouraging children to eat their fruit and vegetables.  Created: 8/7/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/7/2014.

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Vital Signs-Children Need More Fruits and Vegetables!

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This podcast is based on the August 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Children in the U.S. aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables. Learn what you can do to impact this problem.  Created: 8/5/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/5/2014.

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Signos Vitales de los CDC-¡Los niños necesitan comer más frutas y verduras! (Children Need More Fruits and Vegetables!)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de agosto del 2014 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Los niños en los EE. UU. no están comiendo suficientes frutas ni verduras. Aprenda qué puede hacer para abordar este problema.  Created: 8/5/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/5/2014.

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Children Need More Fruits and Vegetables! PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the August 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Children in the U.S. aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables. Learn what you can do to impact this problem.  Created: 8/5/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/5/2014.

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Back-to-School Preparedness

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CDC provides direction, support, and coordination to help the public be prepared. This podcast discusses how parents and students can be prepared at school.  Created: 7/28/2014 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR).   Date Released: 7/31/2014.

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Workplace Stress Relief (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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The stress of everyday life can lead to all kinds of health problems. It’s particularly a problem at work. In this podcast, Dr. Sara Luckhaupt discusses the health impact of work-related stress.  Created: 7/31/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/31/2014.

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Workplace Stress Relief (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Workers in manual labor and service industry jobs are at particular risk for heart attacks and strokes. This podcast discusses the importance of health promotion in the workplace.  Created: 7/31/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/31/2014.

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Teen Vaccines (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Just because children become preteens doesn’t mean they’re too old for vaccinations. This podcast discusses the importance of preteen and teens being up-to-date on all recommended vaccines.  Created: 7/24/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/24/2014.

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Teen Vaccines (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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No child should miss the opportunity for lasting protection against dangerous infectious diseases and some cancers, but unfortunately, many do. In this podcast, Dr. Laurie Elam-Evans discusses the importance of ensuring teenagers are up-to-date on their vaccinations.  Created: 7/24/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/24/2014.

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Diabetes, Distress, and Depression

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This webinar is a discussion on incorporating the emotional side of diabetes into clinical care.  Created: 7/10/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention’s Division of Diabetes Translation (NCCDP/DDT).   Date Released: 7/10/2014.

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Kick the Tobacco Habit (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cigarette smoking continues to decline among U.S. adults. Unfortunately, use of other tobacco products has remained stable or increased. In this podcast, Dr. Brian King discusses the dangers of tobacco use and ways to quit.  Created: 7/10/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/10/2014.

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Kick the Tobacco Habit (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Approximately one in five U.S. adults uses some form of tobacco on a regular basis. This podcast discusses the dangers of tobacco use and how to quit.  Created: 7/10/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/10/2014.

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Protect Patients by Using Single- and Multi-Dose Vials Correctly

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CDC’s One & Only Campaign urges healthcare providers to recognize the differences between single-dose and multi-dose vials, and to understand appropriate use of each container type.  Created: 7/10/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 7/10/2014.

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

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This podcast discusses Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, a viral respiratory illness caused by Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus—MERS-CoV.  Created: 7/7/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Tips From Former Smokers – Amanda

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Amanda talks about the weeks her baby spent in a hospital incubator. Amanda smoked during her pregnancy, and her baby was born two months early.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Tips From Former Smokers – Brett

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Brett had gum disease—a danger for all smokers. Brett talks about having most of teeth pulled during one long surgery.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Tips From Former Smokers – Rose

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Rose developed lung cancer from smoking cigarettes and needed surgery. She talks about the difficulties she faced recovering from surgery.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Consejos de exfumadores (Tips From Former Smokers) – Rose

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A Rose le dio cáncer de pulmón por fumar cigarrillos. Ella habla acerca de su operación y difícil recuperación.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Consejos de exfumadores (Tips From Former Smokers) – Felicita

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Felicita empezó a fumar a los 12 años. No sabía que fumar podría dañar sus encías y dientes. Perdió todos sus dientes a los 50.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Vital Signs-Preventing Prescription Drug Overdose

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This podcast is based on the July 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Every day, 46 people in the U.S. die from an overdose of prescription opioid painkillers. Learn what can be done to make painkiller prescribing safer and help prevent overdoses.  Created: 7/1/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 7/1/2014.

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Signos Vitales de los CDC Prevención de las sobredosis de medicamentos recetados (Preventing Prescription Drug Overdose)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de julio del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Todos los días, 46 personas mueren en los EE. UU. de una sobredosis de analgésicos opioides recetados. Infórmese sobre lo que se puede hacer para que la prescripción de analgésicos sea segura y para ayudar a prevenir las sobredosis.  Created: 7/1/2014 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).   Date Released: 7/1/2014.

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Preventing Prescription Drug Overdose PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the July 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Every day, 46 people in the U.S. die from an overdose of prescription opioid painkillers. Learn what can be done to make painkiller prescribing safer and help prevent overdoses.  Created: 7/1/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 7/1/2014.

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Record High US Measles Cases: Patient Vaccination, Clinical Assessment and Management

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This podcast is an overview of the Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call: Record High US Measles Cases: Patient Vaccination, Clinical Assessment and Management. In May 2014, the United States recorded the largest number of reported measles cases since 1994 and the number continues to rise. Most cases reported have been acquired in the U.S. and are associated with importations from countries where measles is still common. This highly contagious, acute viral illness spreads quickly in unvaccinated populations once reaching the U.S. The recent measles outbreaks highlight the importance of maintaining high vaccination coverage in the U.S. and ensuring age-appropriate vaccination for international travelers. During this COCA call, clinicians will learn the status of measles in the U.S. and CDC vaccination recommendations and guidelines for patient assessment and management.  Created: 6/30/2014 by : National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Division of Viral Diseases; Healthcare Preparedness Activity (HPA); Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR).   Date Released: 6/30/2014.

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Snowpocalypse

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In this podcast, CDC asks its staff about their experiences during the January 2014 Snowpocalypse and if they were prepared.  Created: 6/23/2014 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR).   Date Released: 6/23/2014.

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Teaching Good Behavior (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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When people are young and healthy, they often think they’re invincible, but certain behaviors put adolescents at risk for serious health problems. In this podcast, Dr. Stephanie Zaza discusses the most common risk behaviors that affect adolescents.  Created: 6/19/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/19/2014.

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Teaching Good Behavior (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Certain behaviors put adolescents at risk for serious health problems. This podcast discusses risky teen behaviors.  Created: 6/19/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/19/2014.

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Quiet Moment around the Campfire

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Byron Breedlove reads his essay, "Quiet Moment around the Campfire," about the art of Frederic Remington and the transmission of pathogens as frontiers expand.  Created: 6/18/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 6/19/2014.

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Norovirus Prevention (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Nearly one in 15 people in the U.S. gets sick from norovirus each year and up to 800 die. This podcast discusses the importance of hand washing, and other ways to prevent the spread of noroviruses.  Created: 6/12/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/12/2014.

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Norovirus Prevention (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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If you’re suffering from vomiting and diarrhea, you might be among the millions of Americans who get sick from norovirus each year. In this podcast, Dr. Aron Hall discusses ways to prevent norovirus outbreaks from contaminated food.  Created: 6/12/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/12/2014.

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Road Map to Address Cognitive Health

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Lynda Anderson highlights the important roles that states and communities can play in addressing cognitive health as part of overall health.  Created: 6/9/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/9/2014.

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Actions States and Communities Can Take to Address Cognitive Health

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Lynda Anderson highlights the important roles that states and communities can play in addressing cognitive health as part of overall health.  Created: 6/9/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/9/2014.

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Preventing Strokes (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., and they don’t just occur in older adults. This podcast discusses ways to lessen your chances of having a stroke.  Created: 6/5/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/5/2014.

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Preventing Strokes (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., and they don’t just occur in older adults. Anyone can have a stroke at any age. In this podcast, Dr. Mary George discusses ways to decrease your chances of having a stroke.  Created: 6/5/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/5/2014.

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Trastorno del espectro autista (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

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Este podcast habla del trastorno del espectro autista (TEA), un grupo de discapacidades del desarrollo que causa problemas con las destrezas sociales, de comunicación y comportamiento. Los CDC estiman que a 1 de cada 68 niños se le ha detectado el trastorno del espectro autista.  Created: 4/2/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 6/3/2014.

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Vital Signs-Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks

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This podcast is based on the June 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Norovirus infects about 20 million Americans each year. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from this very contagious, potentially serious illness.  Created: 6/3/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 6/3/2014.

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Signos Vitales de los CDC Cómo prevenir los brotes de norovirus (Vital Signs-Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de junio del 2014 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Los norovirus infectan cada año a cerca de 20 millones de personas en los Estados Unidos. Sepa cómo protegerse y proteger a su familia de esta enfermedad que es muy contagiosa y potencialmente grave.  Created: 6/3/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 6/3/2014.

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Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the June 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Norovirus infects about 20 million Americans each year. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from this very contagious, potentially serious illness.  Created: 6/3/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 6/3/2014.

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Bat Flight and Zoonotic Viruses

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Reginald Tucker reads an abridged version of the EID perspective Bat Flight and Zoonotic Viruses.  Created: 5/30/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 6/2/2014.

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Trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad (TDAH) (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD))

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Este podcast habla del trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad o TDAH, el trastorno del comportamiento más común en los niños. Infórmese acerca de los síntomas, los factores de riesgo y el tratamiento.  Created: 4/10/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 5/29/2014.

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Tetanus: Disease Villain!

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about tetanus-what it is, symptoms, and how to protect yourself from it.  Created: 5/22/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Stalking SARS: CDC at Work

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the SARS outbreak and how CDC worked to solve the mystery.  Created: 5/22/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Pertussis: Disease Villain!

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about pertussis, or whooping cough-what it is and how to protect yourself from it.  Created: 5/22/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Stay Safe and Healthy All Summer

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about how to stay safe and healthy all summer.  Created: 5/22/2014 by Office of Women's Health (OWH).   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Disabilities and Health

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about lerning more about kids who have disabilities.  Created: 5/22/2014 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Swimming Safely (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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In the summertime, families will be flocking to pools for relaxation and relief from the heat. A few simple precautions can help ensure a safe day in the water. In this podcast, Michele Hlavsa discusses ways to stay safe at the pool.  Created: 5/22/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Swimming Safely (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Almost 4,000 people die from drowning each year in the U.S. You can also get sick at the pool. This podcast discusses swimming pool safety tips.  Created: 5/22/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Assessing Tobacco Treatment Practices and Beliefs Among Clinicians

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Michael Celestin, Jr, MA, from the Louisiana Tobacco Control Initiative and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, discusses his study conducted among health care staff to determine what they believe are the best ways to help patients quit smoking.  Created: 5/22/2014 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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In Memoriam: James Harlan Steele (1913—2013)

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Drs. Jennifer McQuiston and Casey Barton Behravesh talk with Dr. Myron Schultz about the legendary Dr. James Harlan Steele.  Created: 5/19/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/20/2014.

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Seeing Clearly (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Vision impairment affects over 20 million Americans and is associated with difficulty reading, poor school performance, and problems driving. This podcast discusses the importance of preserving eye health.  Created: 5/8/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/8/2014.

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Seeing Clearly (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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If you’re not seeing the world as clearly as you used to, you might be among the millions of people suffering from vision impairment. In this podcast, Dr. John Crews discusses ways to take care of your eyes.  Created: 5/8/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/8/2014.

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Increasing Physical Activity among Adults with Disabilities: Doctors Can Play a Key Role

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In this podcast, Dr. Dianna Carroll, a senior health scientist with CDC’s Division of Human Development and Disability, talks about the role of doctors and other health professionals in increasing physical activity among adults with disabilities.  Created: 4/22/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 5/7/2014.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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This podcast discusses Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, the most common behavioral disorder in children. Learn about symptoms, risk factors, and treatment.  Created: 4/10/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 5/7/2014.

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Outbreaks of Kingella kingae Infections in Daycare Facilities

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the synopsis, Outbreaks of Kingella kingae Infections in Daycare Facilities.  Created: 5/6/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/7/2014.

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Vital Signs-Physical Activity and Adults with Disabilities

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This podcast is based on the May 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Adults with disabilities who get no aerobic physical activity are 50 percent more likely to have heart disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer. Learn what you can do to help.  Created: 5/6/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 5/6/2014.

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Signos Vitales de los CDC La actividad física y los adultos con discapacidades (Vital Signs-Physical Activity and Adults with Disabilities)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe Signos Vitales de los CDC de mayo del 2014. Los adultos con discapacidades que no hacen actividad física aeróbica tienen un 50 % más de probabilidades de tener enfermedades cardiacas, accidentes cerebrovasculares, diabetes o cáncer. Sepa qué puede hacer para ayudar.  Created: 5/6/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 5/6/2014.

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Physical Activity and Adults with Disabilities PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the May 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Adults with disabilities who get no aerobic physical activity are 50 percent more likely to have heart disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer. Learn what you can do to help.  Created: 5/6/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 5/6/2014.

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Avoiding Dirty Air (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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As summertime approaches and warmer weather moves in, air pollution becomes an increasing problem across the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of people with asthma and other respiratory or heart conditions, checking the air quality in their respective areas.  Created: 5/1/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/1/2014.

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Avoiding Dirty Air (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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As summertime approaches and warmer weather moves in, air pollution will become an increasing problem across the U.S. People with asthma are especially impacted by deteriorating air quality. In this podcast, Dr. Suzanne Beavers discusses ways to avoid the negative impacts of air pollution.  Created: 5/1/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/1/2014.

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Teen Pregnancy

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In this podcast, Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC Director, discusses the issue of teen pregnancy and some strategies to address it.  Created: 4/16/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 4/16/2014.

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Boots on the Ground: Maricopa County

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In this podcast, we talk to CDC career epidemiology field officer Rebecca Sunenshine about her response efforts to a suspected tuberculosis case aboard a US Airways flight and the development of an airport emergency response plan.  Created: 4/9/2014 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR).   Date Released: 4/9/2014.

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Vital Signs-Preventing Pregnancy in Younger Teens

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This podcast is based on the April 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Births to teens are declining, still, in 2012, more than 86,000 teens ages 15 to 17 gave birth. This program discusses what health care providers, parents, and teens can do to help prevent teen pregnancy.  Created: 4/8/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 4/8/2014.

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Prevención de embarazos en las adolescentes de 15 a 17 años (Preventing Pregnancy in Younger Teens)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de abril del 2014 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Los nacimientos de bebés en adolescentes están disminuyendo; sin embargo, más de 86 000 adolescentes de 15 a 17 años dieron a luz en el 2012. Este programa trata sobre lo que los proveedores de atención médica, los padres y los adolescentes pueden hacer para ayudar a prevenir el embarazo en la adolescencia.  Created: 4/8/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 4/8/2014.

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Preventing Pregnancy in Younger Teens PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the April 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Births to teens are declining, still, more than 305,000 teens ages 15 to 19 gave birth. This program discusses what health care providers, parents, and teens can do to help prevent teen pregnancy.  Created: 4/8/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 4/8/2014.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

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This podcast discusses autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a developmental disability that causes problems with social, communication, and behavioral skills. CDC estimates that one in 68 children has been identified as having ASD.  Created: 4/2/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 4/2/2014.

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The Health Insurance Marketplace: What Women Need To Know

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In this podcast women will learn how the Health Insurance Marketplace meets the needs of women. The Marketplace allows women to find quality health coverage and gives women more choice and control over their health coverage.  Created: 4/2/2014 by Office of Women's Health.   Date Released: 4/2/2014.

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Incorporating Research and Evaluation into Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Preparedness and Response

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Dr. Tom Shimabukuro, a medical officer at CDC, discusses Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Preparedness and Response.  Created: 3/27/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/27/2014.

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Keep Kids Current on Vaccines (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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The Vaccines for Children program was created in response to a major measles epidemic. This podcast discusses the program’s efforts to provide vaccinations for children whose parents cannot afford them.  Created: 3/24/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/24/2014.

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Keep Kids Current on Vaccines (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Twenty years ago, the Vaccines for Children program was created in response to a major measles epidemic. This program provides vaccinations for children whose parents cannot afford them. In this podcast, Dr. Andrew Kroger discusses the importance of keeping children up-to-date on their vaccinations.  Created: 3/24/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/24/2014.

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Watch Your Head (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Brain injuries can happen in a car, at home, on the playground, or while playing sports; they can result in severe disability and even death. In this podcast, Dr. Chris Taylor discusses the dangers of brain injuries.  Created: 3/20/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/20/2014.

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Watch Your Head (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Brain injuries can happen in a car, at home, on a playground, or while playing sports; they can result in severe disability and even death. This podcast discusses the dangers of brain injuries.  Created: 3/20/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/20/2014.

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Healthy Kidneys (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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In the U.S., kidney disease affects about one in 10 adults and is the ninth-leading cause of death. This podcast discusses the dangers of kidney disease.  Created: 3/13/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/13/2014.

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Healthy Kidneys (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Kidneys serve as the body’s filtering system, removing waste and excess water from the blood. If your kidneys are damaged or don’t function properly, you can have severe health problems. In this podcast, Nilka Rios Burrows discusses the dangers of kidney disease.  Created: 3/13/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/13/2014.

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

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Dr. Aron Hall, a CDC coronavirus epidemiologist, discusses Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.  Created: 3/11/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/11/2014.

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Colon Cancer

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In this podcast, Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC Director, discusses colon cancer and the importance of early detection.  Created: 11/5/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Heart Disease and Stroke

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In this podcast, Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC Director, discusses the number one killer in the United States - heart disease and stroke.  Created: 9/3/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Childhood Obesity

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In this podcast, Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC Director, discusses the decrease in childhood obesity rates and what strategies have been proven to work to help our children grow up and thrive.  Created: 8/6/2013 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Prescription Drug Overdose

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In this podcast, Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC Director, discusses the epidemic of prescription drug overdose, especially in women, and what can be done about it.  Created: 7/2/2013 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Preschool Flu Prevention (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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In the U.S., many young children go to day-care centers and preschools; these environments put them at higher risk for influenza. This podcast discusses the importance of getting preschool-age children vaccinated against influenza.  Created: 3/6/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Preschool Flu Prevention (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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In the U.S., many young children go to day-care centers and preschools. These environments put them at higher risk for influenza, including potential serious complications, such as hospitalization and even death. An annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children six months and older. In this podcast, Dr. Erin Kennedy discusses the importance of getting your preschooler vaccinated against influenza.  Created: 3/6/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Antibiotic RX in Hospitals: Proceed with Caution

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This podcast is based on the March 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Antibiotics save lives, but poor prescribing practices can put patients at risk for health problems. Learn how to protect patients by protecting antibiotics.  Created: 3/4/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/4/2014.

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Signos Vitales de los CDC - Antibióticos recetados en los hospitales: Tenga cuidado (Antibiotic RX in Hospitals: Proceed with Caution)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de marzo del 2014 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Los antibióticos salvan vidas, pero las malas prácticas al recetar medicamentos pueden poner a los pacientes en riesgo de presentar problemas de salud. Infórmese más sobre cómo proteger a los pacientes al preservar el poder de los antibióticos.  Created: 3/4/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/4/2014.

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Antibiotic RX in Hospitals: Proceed with Caution PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the March 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Antibiotics save lives, but poor prescribing practices can put patients at risk for health problems. Learn how to protect patients by protecting antibiotics.  Created: 3/4/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/4/2014.

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Heart Health (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, is the leading cause of death in the U.S. One in 10 U.S. adults have been diagnosed with some form of heart disease. In this podcast, Dr. Matthew Ritchey discusses the four simple steps to prevent heart disease.  Created: 2/27/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/27/2014.

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Heart Health (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling the risk factors that can lead to heart disease.  Created: 2/27/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/27/2014.

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Malaria Cases in the U.S. Reach 40-Year High: Information and Guidance for Clinicians

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This podcast is an overview of the Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call: Malaria Cases in the U.S. Reach 40-Year High: Information and Guidance for Clinicians. The number of malaria cases reported in the United States in 2011 was the largest since 1971, representing a 14 percent increase from 2010 and a 48 percent increase from 2008. A CDC subject matter expert describes malaria prevention strategies aimed at reducing the risk of malaria in travelers, discusses the diagnosis of malaria in patients with suspect malaria, and explains the treatment options for confirmed malaria cases.  Created: 2/26/2014 by Center for Global Health (CGH); Malaria Branch; Emergency Risk Communication Branch (ERCB); Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR).   Date Released: 2/26/2014.

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Find TB. Treat TB. Working together to eliminate TB.

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In this podcast, Dr. Sundari Mase, Medical Team Lead in the Field Services and Evaluation Branch in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, discusses World TB Day and the 2014 theme.  Created: 2/26/2014 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 2/26/2014.

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Detectemos la TB. Tratemos la TB. Trabajemos juntos para eliminar la TB. (Find TB. Treat TB. Working together to eliminate TB.)

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Este podcast trata sobre el Día Mundial de la Tuberculosis y el tema de los CDC para el año 2014.  Created: 2/26/2014 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 2/26/2014.

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Using GIS Maps to Improve Diabetes Prevention in New York

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This podcast features Rachael Ruberto, MPH, New York State Department of Health research scientist and lead author of PCD’s most recent Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Snapshots article. Rachael provides an overview of her article and how GIS was used for the analysis of diabetes prevention in New York.  Created: 2/26/2014 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 2/26/2014.

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Low-Incidence, High-Consequence Pathogens

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Dr. Stephan Monroe, a deputy director at CDC, discusses the impact of low-incidence, high-consequence pathogens globally.  Created: 2/21/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 2/26/2014.

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Stop the “Silent Killer” (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a major contributor to heart disease and stroke, leading causes of death in the United States. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 2/13/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/13/2014.

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Stop the “Silent Killer” (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major contributor to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately one in three adults have high blood pressure. In this podcast, Dr. Matthew Ritchey discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 2/13/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/13/2014.

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Art in Science: Selections from Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Polyxeni Potter, retired managing editor of the Emerging Infectious Diseases journal, discusses the history of the journal and her new book, Art in Science: Selections from Emerging Infectious Diseases.  Created: 2/12/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 2/13/2014.

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Follow Your Heart on Valentine’s Day

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This podcast discusses the ways Americans can decrease their risk of heart disease and stroke, which includes regular physical activity, blood pressure control, and cholesterol management.  Created: 2/10/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 2/10/2014.

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Keep Young Riders Safe (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Motor vehicle-related injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the U.S. This podcast discusses ways to keep kids safe in vehicles.  Created: 2/6/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/6/2014.

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Keep Young Riders Safe (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Motor vehicle-related injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. Adults can prevent many of these tragedies by properly securing children in vehicles. In this podcast, Dr. Erin Sauber-Schatz discusses ways to keep kids safe in vehicles.  Created: 2/6/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/6/2014.

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Breathing Valley Fever

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Dr. Duc Vugia, chief of the Infectious Diseases Branch in the California Department of Public Health, discusses Valley Fever.  Created: 2/4/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 2/5/2014.

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Healthy Contact Lens Wear and Care

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Jennifer Cope explains some basic steps for proper wear and care of soft contact lenses.  Created: 2/4/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 2/4/2014.

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Vital Signs - Child Passenger Safety

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This podcast is based on the February 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Over the past 10 years, more than 9,000 children 12 and under died in motor vehicle crashes, and a third who died in 2011 weren't buckled up. Buckling up is the best way to reduce injuries and save lives.  Created: 2/4/2014 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).   Date Released: 2/4/2014.

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Seguridad de los niños en automóviles (Child Passenger Safety)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de febrero del 2014 del Informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. En los últimos 10 años, más de 9000 niños menores de 12 años murieron en choques automovilísticos y un tercio de los que murieron en el 2011 no tenía puesto el cinturón de seguridad. Usar el cinturón de seguridad y los asientos de seguridad infantiles son la mejor forma de reducir lesiones y salvar vidas.  Created: 2/4/2014 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).   Date Released: 2/4/2014.

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Child Passenger Safety PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement, based on the February 2014 Vital Signs release, discusses the importance of buckling up to reduce injuries and save lives.  Created: 2/4/2014 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).   Date Released: 2/4/2014.

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Nodding Syndrome

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Dr. Scott Dowell, a CDC director, discusses the rare illness, nodding syndrome, in children in Africa.  Created: 12/19/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 1/27/2014.

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Smoking Cessation (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Smoking remains a leading cause of major health problems and is linked to nearly a half a million deaths each year. This podcast discusses the importance of quitting smoking to significantly reduce your risk for serious health problems.  Created: 1/23/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/23/2014.

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Smoking Cessation (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cigarette smoking remains a leading cause of major health problems and is linked to nearly a half million deaths each year. In this podcast, Dr. Brian King discusses the health risks of smoking and the importance of quitting.  Created: 1/23/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/23/2014.

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Last Call for Alcohol (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Drinking too much alcohol is associated with many health and personal problems, and is responsible for approximately 88,000 deaths a year in the U.S. In this podcast, Dr. Lela McKnight-Eily discusses the importance of talking to a health care provider about alcohol use.  Created: 1/16/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/16/2014.

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Last Call for Alcohol (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Drinking too much alcohol is associated with many health and personal problems, and is responsible for approximately 88,000 deaths a year in the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of discussing drinking habits with a health care provider.  Created: 1/16/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/16/2014.

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Promoting Physical Activity Among Overweight Young African American Women

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This podcast is an interview with Nefertiti Durant, MD, MPH, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham about promoting physical activity among overweight and obese young African American Women using Internet-based tools.  Created: 1/15/2014 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Cervical Cancer PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Cervical Cancer PSA (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Cancers Caused by HPV PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Cancers Caused by HPV PSA (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine Safety PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine Safety PSA (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. No CDC tag at the end. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Vital Signs – Alcohol Screening and Counseling?

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This podcast is based on the January 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Millions of Americans drink too much, a dangerous behavior that can lead to serious health problems. Alcohol screening and counseling can help.  Created: 1/7/2014 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 1/7/2014.

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Detección del consumo de alcohol y consejería - (Alcohol Screening and Counseling)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de enero del 2014 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Millones de personas en los Estados Unidos beben demasiado; una conducta peligrosa que puede llevar a graves problemas de salud. La detección del consumo de alcohol y la consejería pueden ayudar.  Created: 1/7/2014 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 1/7/2014.

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Alcohol Screening and Counseling PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the January 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Millions of Americans drink too much, a dangerous behavior that can lead to serious health problems. Alcohol screening and counseling can help.  Created: 1/7/2014 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 1/7/2014.

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Talk with Expectant Parents about Late Vitamin K Deficient Bleeding Among Infants

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In this podcast, Dr. Lauren Marcewicz, a pediatrician with CDC’s Division of Blood Disorders, speaks about vitamin K deficiency bleeding in infants, the importance of vitamin K prophylaxis at birth, and how healthcare providers can provide the best information to their expectant parents.  Created: 12/19/2013 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 12/31/2013.

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Boots on the Ground: Arizona

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In this podcast, we talk to CDC public health advisor Lisa Speissegger about her response efforts during the 2013 Arizona wildfires.  Created: 12/26/2013 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR).   Date Released: 12/26/2013.

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¿Necesita seguro médico? (Need Health Insurance?)

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Suscríbase al seguro de salud de bajo precio con servicios de prevención gratuitos, desde el 1 de octubre del 2013 hasta el 31 de marzo del 2014.  Created: 12/24/2013 by Office of the Associate Director for Policy (OADP), Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC).   Date Released: 12/24/2013.

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Historical Prevalence and Distribution of Avian Influenza Virus A(H7N9) among Wild Birds

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ dispatch, Historical Prevalence and Distribution of Avian Influenza Virus A(H7N9) among Wild Birds.  Created: 12/19/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 12/24/2013.

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Need Health Insurance?

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Sign up for affordable health insurance with free preventive services available beginning October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.  Created: 12/23/2013 by Office of the Associate Director for Policy (OADP), Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC).   Date Released: 12/23/2013.

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Pass on the Salt (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Excess sodium is a major cause of high blood pressure, which can lead to cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. This podcast discusses efforts to reduce sodium intake in the U.S.  Created: 12/19/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/19/2013.

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Pass on the Salt (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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A pinch of salt can add flavor to any meal. However, excess sodium is a major cause of high blood pressure, which can lead to cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. In this podcast, Dr. Molly Cogswell discusses the importance of limiting the amount of salt in our diets.  Created: 12/19/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/19/2013.

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¡Infórmate sobre el asma! (Asthma - Get the Facts!)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics dan información básica del asma.  Created: 4/29/2013 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).   Date Released: 12/12/2013.

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Alergias a ciertos alimentos (Food Allergies)

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En este podcast los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre los riesgos que pueden presentar las garrapatas y sobre cómo protegerse de ellas.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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¡Sonríe! (Smile!)

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En este podcast los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre cómo mantener sanos los dientes y la boca.  Created: 4/23/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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Protección solar (Sun Proof)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre los efectos dañinos del sol y cómo protegerse.  Created: 10/23/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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Marca la diferencia en tu comunidad (Make a Difference in Your Community)

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En este podcast los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre lo que ellos pueden hacer para que las escuelas y las comunidades sean sitios más saludables.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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Garrapatas molestas (Pesky Ticks)

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En este podcast los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre los riesgos que pueden presentar las garrapatas y sobre cómo protegerse de ellas.  Created: 4/9/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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El tabaco apesta (Tobacco Stinks)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre los peligros de consumir tabaco.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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¡No seas un zombi, prepárate! (Don’t Be a Zombie, Be Prepared!)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre cómo preparase ante una emergencia.  Created: 4/29/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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Las vacunas nos protegen (Vaccines Help Protect Us)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre la importancia de las vacunas y cómo funcionan.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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Make it Well Done (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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In today’s fast-paced society, microwave meals are a staple of American diets. An outbreak of Salmonella, caused by an undercooked frozen meal, is a harsh reminder to carefully follow all cooking instructions. In this podcast, Leslie Hausman discusses the importance of thoroughly cooking all food before eating..  Created: 12/5/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/5/2013.

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Make it Well Done (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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In today’s fast-paced society, microwave meals are a staple of American diets. An outbreak of Salmonella, caused by an undercooked frozen meal, is a harsh reminder to carefully follow all cooking instructions. One in six Americans gets sick from foodborne illnesses every year. This podcast discusses how to safely prepare frozen meals.  Created: 12/5/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/5/2013.

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Young Smokers (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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A large number of kids are smoking cigars and hookahs which can be as dangerous as cigarettes. This podcast discusses strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use.  Created: 11/21/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/21/2013.

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Young Smokers (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the U.S. A recent study found that emerging tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, are gaining popularity among middle and high school students. In this podcast, Rene Arrazola discusses ways to prevent young people from using tobacco products.  Created: 11/21/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/21/2013.

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West Nile Virus RNA in Tissues from Donor Associated with Transmission to Organ Transplant Recipients

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William Hale reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ dispatch, West Nile Virus RNA in Tissues from Donor Associated with Transmission to Organ Transplant Recipients.  Created: 11/19/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 11/21/2013.

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Controlling Arthritis (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Arthritis affects more than one in five adults and is the most common cause of disability in the U.S. It occurs often in people with chronic conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes, as well as those who are obese. This podcast discusses arthritis symptoms and how to control the condition.  Created: 11/14/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/14/2013.

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Controlling Arthritis (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Arthritis affects more than one in five adults and is the most common cause of disability in the United States. It occurs often in people with chronic conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes, as well as those who are obese. In this podcast, Dr. Kamil Barbour discusses ways to control arthritis.  Created: 11/14/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/14/2013.

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Epilepsy Awareness (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Approximately 150,000 people in the U.S. develop epilepsy each year, and more than two million have been diagnosed with it. Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. In this podcast, Rosemarie Kobau discusses ways to control and prevent epilepsy.  Created: 11/7/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/7/2013.

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Epilepsy Awareness (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. This podcast discusses known causes of epilepsy and how to decrease the risk of developing it.  Created: 11/7/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/7/2013.

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:60 PSA (Anuncio de servicio público): La tuberculosis en nuestra comunidad (Tuberculosis in Our Community)

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Este anuncio de servicio público de 60 segundos en la lengua indígena Mexicana mixteco bajo habla sobre la tuberculosis, una enfermedad infecciosa. This 60 second public service announcement in Mixteco Bajo discusses tuberculosis, a contagious disease.  Created: 11/6/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/6/2013.

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Vital Signs – Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer?

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This podcast is based on the November 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if you get tested. If you’re between 50 and 75, talk with your doctor about which test is best for you. If you have inflammatory bowel disease or a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, ask your doctor if you should start screening before age 50.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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¿Le han hecho pruebas de detección de cáncer colorrectal? - (Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer?)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de noviembre del 2013 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Las pruebas de detección de cáncer colorrectal salvan vidas, pero solo si usted se las hace. Si tiene entre 50 y 75 años, hable con su médico acerca de cuál prueba es mejor para usted. Si tiene enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal o antecedentes de cáncer colorrectal o pólipos en su familia, pregúntele al médico si debería empezar a hacerse las pruebas de detección antes de cumplir los 50 años.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer? PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the November 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if you get tested. If you’re between 50 and 75, talk with your doctor about which test is best for you. If you have inflammatory bowel disease or a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, ask your doctor if you should start screening before age 50.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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Medidas que puede tomar para prevenir el cáncer (Steps You Can Take to Prevent Cancer)

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Este podcast habla sobre las medidas principales que puede tomar para reducir su riesgo de contraer cáncer.  Created: 5/17/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/4/2013.

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Protéjase la piel (Protect Your Skin)

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Es importante protegerse la piel del sol. Este podcast explica cómo reducir el riesgo de cáncer de piel.  Created: 5/17/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/4/2013.

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Cada cuánto me tengo que hacer la prueba de Papanicoláu (How Often to Get a Pap Test)

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El cáncer de cuello uterino ha disminuido en los Estados Unidos, pero cada año se le diagnostica a más de 12,000 mujeres y 4,000 mueren. Este podcast habla sobre la importancia de las pruebas de Papanicoláu.  Created: 1/10/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/4/2013.

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Vacuna contra el VPH (HPV Vaccine)

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Desde el 2006, hay una vacuna que protege contra los tipos de VPH que causan cáncer con mayor frecuencia. Este podcast habla sobre la importancia de que los padres hablen con los proveedores de atención médica de sus hijos sobre ponerles la vacuna contra el VPH.  Created: 7/25/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/4/2013.

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Stopping Strokes (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Strokes are caused by either an obstruction of blood flow to the brain or bleeding in the brain. Nearly 800,000 strokes occur each year in the U.S. and are among the leading causes of disability. In this podcast, Dr. Amy Valderrama discusses ways to prevent strokes.  Created: 10/31/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/31/2013.

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Stopping Strokes (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Nearly 800,000 strokes occur each year in the U.S. and are among the leading causes of disability. This podcast discusses ways to prevent strokes from occurring.  Created: 10/31/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/31/2013.

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Jackie’s Story PSA (:15)

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Jackie’s Story PSA (:30)

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Jackie’s Story PSA (:30) 2

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Por qué la vacuna contra el VPH es importante para mi familia: historia de una sobreviviente de cáncer de cuello uterino (Why HPV Vaccine is Important to My Family: The Story of a Cervical Cancer Survivor)

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A una mamá joven se le vino el mundo encima cuando le diagnosticaron cáncer de cuello uterino. Entérese de lo que está haciendo para proteger a sus hijos de los cánceres asociados al VPH.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Quinto Tiberio Angelerio and New Measures for Controlling Plague in 16th-Centruy Alghero, Sardinia

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Reginald Tucker reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ historical Review, Quinto Tiberio Angelerio and New Measures for Controlling Plague in 16th -Centruy Alghero, Sardinia.  Created: 10/28/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Las mujeres embarazadas deben saber que la listeria algunas veces contamina el queso fresco y otros tipos de quesos blandos consumidos en la comunidad hispana

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La epidemióloga Ruth Luna-Gierke, de la División de Enfermedades Transmitidas por los Alimentos, el Agua y el Ambiente de los CDC, habla sobre los peligros de la infección por Listeria o listeriosis durante el embarazo, y sobre cómo el queso fresco y otros tipos de quesos blandos consumidos en la comunidad hispana a veces pueden estar contaminados con Listeria.  Created: 10/28/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/28/2013.

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Boots on the Ground: Maryland

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In this podcast, we talk to CDC public health advisor Artensie Flowers to see how her work with the Maryland State Health Department increases local health preparedness and response.  Created: 10/24/2013 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR).   Date Released: 10/24/2013.

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Increasing Access to Farmers Markets for Beneficiaries of Nutrition Assistance

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In this audio podcast, listen to author Kate Cole, MPH talk about her article on farmers markets and how acceptance of nutrition assistance could increase access to fruits and vegetables to those in low-income communities.  Created: 10/22/2013 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/22/2013.

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La varicela y sus cómplices: las ampollas (The Chickenpox Blister Sisters)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre la varicela.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 10/11/2013.

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Community Changes Address Common Health Threat

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This podcast helps residents living in multiunit housing, like apartments and condos, understand the threat of secondhand smoke. It also helps residents understand what steps they can take to breathe a little easier if involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke.  Created: 9/30/2013 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 9/30/2013.

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Preventing Flu During Pregnancy (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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During the influenza season, pregnant women and infants under 6 months old are especially susceptible to severe complications from the flu. The seasonal flu vaccination is the best way to protect both mother and baby. In this podcast Dr. Stacie Greby discusses the importance of pregnant women receiving the flu vaccine.  Created: 9/26/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/26/2013.

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Preventing Flu During Pregnancy (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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During the influenza season, pregnant women and infants under 6 months old are especially susceptible to severe complications from the flu. This podcast discusses the importance of pregnant women receiving the flu vaccine.  Created: 9/26/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/26/2013.

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Nutrition Recommendations for Foods Marketed to Children

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In this audio podcast, listen to Michigan State University authors Lorraine J. Weatherspoon, PhD, RD, and Elizabeth Taylor Quilliam, PhD, talk about the impact food advertising may have on children’s eating behaviors.  Created: 9/25/2013 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 9/25/2013.

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Think Fungus

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Dr. Mary Brandt, a CDC research microbiologist, discusses the impact of fungal infections.  Created: 9/23/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 9/24/2013.

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Keeping Seniors Safe (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Falls are the leading cause of injuries among older adults in the U.S. and can result in reduced mobility and loss of independence. This podcast discusses ways to reduce the chances of falling.  Created: 9/19/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/19/2013.

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Keeping Seniors Safe (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Falls are the leading cause of injuries among older adults in the U.S. and can result in reduced mobility and loss of independence. In this podcast, Dr. Judy Stevens discusses ways to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.  Created: 9/19/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/19/2013.

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Norovirus in the United States

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Dr. Aron Hall, a CDC epidemiologist specializing in norovirus, discusses the impact of norovirus in the United States.  Created: 9/9/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 9/17/2013.

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Outbreak-associated Salmonella enterica Serotypes and Food Commodities, United States, 1998- 2008

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ study, Outbreak-associated Salmonella enterica Serotypes and Food Commodities, United States, 1998- 2008.  Created: 9/9/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 9/9/2013.

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Keep the Blood Flowing (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease accounts for more than 800,000 deaths each year in the U.S. This podcast discusses ways to prevent cardiovascular disease.  Created: 9/5/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/5/2013.

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Keep the Blood Flowing (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease accounts for more than 800,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Fortunately, many are preventable by following a few simple strategies. In this podcast, Linda Schieb discusses ways to prevent cardiovascular disease.  Created: 9/5/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/5/2013.

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Emergency Medical Services Capacity for Prehospital Stroke Care

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In this audio podcast, lead author and Preventing Chronic Disease’s 2013 Student Research Contest Winner, Mehul D. Patel, talks about his article on stroke care and emergency medical services.  Created: 9/5/2013 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 9/5/2013.

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Vital Signs – Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke

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This podcast is based on the September 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. More than 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Learn how to manage all the major risk factors.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Muertes por enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares prevenibles - (Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de septiembre del 2013 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Más de 800,000 personas en los Estados Unidos mueren cada año a causa de enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares. Aprenda cómo controlar todos los principales factores de riesgo.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the September 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. More than 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Learn how to manage all the major risk factors.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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CDC’s Newborn Screening Program - Role of Laboratories

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When newborn screening started in the U.S. 50 years ago, many questioned whether it was even possible to test every baby born in every state. Today, all states screen babies for at least 29 disorders that can be detected through laboratory testing. In this podcast, Dr. Carla Cuthbert talks about CDC’s Newborn Screening Quality Assurance Program and the role laboratories play in keeping babies healthy.  Created: 9/3/2013 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Big Kids Need Shots Too (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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At ages 11 through 12, vaccines are recommended to protect against cancers caused by HPV, as well as to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and meningitis. In addition, everyone in the family should get a flu vaccine each year. This podcast discusses the importance of ensuring preteens and teens stay current on their shots.  Created: 8/29/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/29/2013.

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Big Kids Need Shots Too (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Just because your kids are getting older doesn’t mean you can mark vaccines off your “to do” list. Pre-teens and teens need to stay up-to-date on their shots. In this podcast, Dr. Robin Curtis discusses the importance of keeping older children up-to-date for recommended vaccines.  Created: 8/29/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/29/2013.

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Six Tips to Help Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

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Dr. Aron Hall, a CDC epidemiologist specializing in noroviruses, discusses six tips to help prevent the spread of norovirus.  Created: 8/27/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases (DVD).   Date Released: 8/27/2013.

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Young and Fit (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Children who have weight problems are more likely to be obese as adults, which can lead to heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and mental health problems. This podcast discusses the problem of obesity among children in the U.S.  Created: 8/15/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/15/2013.

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Young and Fit (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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In the U.S., too many children are overweight. Although rates are improving, still, one in six kids between the ages of two and 19 is obese. In this podcast, Dr. Ashleigh May discusses how important it is for children to maintain a healthy weight.  Created: 8/15/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/15/2013.

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Bringing Bike Share to a Low-Income Community

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This podcast is an interview with Sarah Kretman Stewart, MPH, MEd, Healthy Living Minneapolis Project Specialist at the Minneapolis Health Department. In this program, Sarah talks about the impact a bike share program had on the low-income town of Near North, Minnesota.  Created: 8/14/2013 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/14/2013.

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The New Global Health

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ Perspective, The New Global Health.  Created: 8/13/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/14/2013.

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CDC: Consejos de exfumadores: El Consejo de Jessica Sobre el Asma PSA (:30)

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La exposición al humo de segunda mano puede provocar un ataque de asma que puede ser mortal. Este anuncio de servicio público de 30 segundos de la campaña de los CDC “Consejos de exfumadores”, muestra a Jessica, la madre de un niño pequeño que tiene ataques de asma por la exposición al humo de segunda mano. Su consejo es que las personas no sientan pena de decirles a otras que no fumen cerca de sus hijos.  Created: 3/19/2012 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 8/8/2013.

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CDC: Tips from Former Smokers – Tiffany PSA (:60)

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When Tiffany was 16, her mother—a cigarette smoker—died of lung cancer. Tiffany quit smoking at 34 because she wanted to be around for her own daughter, who had just turned 16. In this 60 second PSA from CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Tiffany offers tips on how to quit.  Created: 3/28/2013 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 8/8/2013.

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

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Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious illness that mainly affects children under five. In this podcast, Dr. Eileen Schneider talks about the symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease, how it spreads, and ways to help protect yourself and your children from getting infected with the virus.  Created: 8/8/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 8/8/2013.

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Chill Out (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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The dog days of summer are here and with them come the health risk associated with extended periods of excessive heat. This podcast discusses the importance of taking precautions during times of extreme heat, such as wearing loose-fitting, light-colored clothing and staying indoors in air-conditioned environments as much as possible.  Created: 8/8/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/8/2013.

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Chill Out (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Each year in the United States, thousands of people become ill and many die from exposure to excessive heat. The elderly are especially susceptible to health problems related to extended periods of high temperatures. In this podcast, Thomas Matte discusses ways to avoid becoming a victim of heat-related illness.  Created: 8/8/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/8/2013.

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Dangerous Raw Oysters

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Dr. Duc Vugia, chief of the Infectious Diseases Branch at the California Department of Public Health, discusses the dangers of eating raw oysters.  Created: 8/5/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/7/2013.

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Vital Signs – Childhood Obesity

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This podcast is based on the August 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. The rate of obesity among low-income preschoolers has declined, but one in eight is still obese. This program briefly discusses what can be done.  Created: 8/6/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/6/2013.

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Informe Signos Vitales de los CDC Obesidad infantil - (Childhood Obesity)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe Signos Vitales de los CDC de agosto del 2013. La tasa de obesidad entre los niños en edad prescolar de bajos ingresos ha disminuido, pero todavía uno de cada seis niños hispanos es obeso. Este programa habla brevemente sobre lo que se puede hacer.  Created: 8/6/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/6/2013.

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Childhood Obesity PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the August 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. The rate of obesity among low-income preschoolers has declined, but one in eight is still obese. This program briefly discusses what can be done.  Created: 8/6/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/6/2013.

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Women, Girls, and Binge Drinking

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Bob Brewer, CDC's Alcohol Program Director, goes on the air to discuss the problem of binge drinking among women and girls.  Created: 8/1/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/1/2013.

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HPV Vaccine (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Since 2006, a vaccine has been available that protects against the most frequent cancer-causing types of HPV. This podcast discusses the importance of parents talking to their children’s health care providers about getting the HPV vaccine.  Created: 7/25/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/25/2013.

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HPV Vaccine (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Nearly all sexually active men and women will get infected with the human papillomavirus, or HPV, at some point in their lives. HPV can lead to serious health problems later in life, including certain cancers in both men and women. Since 2006, a vaccine has been available that protects against the most frequent cancer-causing types of HPV. In this podcast, Shannon Stokley discusses the importance of getting the HPV vaccine.  Created: 7/25/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/25/2013.

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The Story of Folic Acid Fortification

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This documentary short chronicles the hard work behind folic acid fortification in the United States and its positive effects on the health and well-being of so many children and families.  Created: 7/18/2013 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD), Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (DBDDD).   Date Released: 7/18/2013.

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Communities Putting Prevention to Work: The Healthy Corner Store Initiative

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This podcast is an interview with Dr. Stephanie Jilcott Pitts, Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health at East Carolina University. Dr. Pitts answers questions about her study involving a healthy corner store initiative in North Carolina.  Created: 7/18/2013 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 7/18/2013.

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Health is Academic!

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Research shows that when students eat healthy and are more physically active, they do better in school. With CDC’s help, communities nationwide are putting this research into practice, inside and outside the classroom, 365 days a year. Tune in to this podcast to hear specific steps that communities in Chicago and San Diego are taking to turn their schools into places where students not only learn the importance of eating healthier and being more physically active but, in fact, practice it.  Created: 7/11/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 7/11/2013.

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¡La Salud y el éxito Académico!

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Varios estudios han demostrado que cuando estudiantes comen saludable y son más físicamente activos, sacan mejores calificaciones en la escuela. Con el soporte del CDC, comunidades a escala nacional están poniendo en práctica los resultados de este estudio. Aprende más sobre que las comunidades como Chicago y San Diego están implementando para ayudar a las escuelas ser el lugar donde estudiantes no solo aprenden la importancia de comer una dieta nutritiva y ser más activos, pero también comen más saludable y mueven más.  Created: 7/11/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPH) Centro Nacional para la Prevención y Promoción de Enfermedades Crónicas.   Date Released: 7/11/2013.

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Protection by Face Masks against H1N1 Virus on Trans-Pacific Passenger Aircraft, 2009

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ article, Protection by Face Masks against H1N1 Virus on Trans-Pacific Passenger Aircraft, 2009.  Created: 7/10/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 7/11/2013.

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Dying for Pain Relief (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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In 2010, over 6600 women died from overdosing on pain killers. This podcast discusses struggling with pain killers.  Created: 7/4/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/4/2013.

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Dying for Pain Relief (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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It’s an increasingly common story— a woman is found dead in her home from a prescription pain killer overdose. In this podcast, Dr. Karin Mack discusses the growing problem of pain killer overdoses among women.  Created: 7/4/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/4/2013.

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Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus Infections in Humans by Zoonotic Transmission from Horses

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ article, Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus Infections in Humans by Zoonotic Transmission from Horses.  Created: 6/12/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 7/3/2013.

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Vital Signs – Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

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This podcast is based on the July 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Prescription painkiller overdoses are an under-recognized and growing problem among women. This program includes things that women and health care providers can do to reduce the risk of overdose.  Created: 7/2/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/2/2013.

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Vital Signs - Sobredosis de analgésicos recetados (Prescription Drug Overdose)

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Este podcast se basa en un informe de Vital Signs, publicado por los CDC en julio del 2013. La sobredosis de analgésicos recetados es un problema creciente y que no se identifica adecuadamente en las mujeres. Este programa incluye lo que pueden hacer las mujeres y los proveedores de atención médica para reducir el riesgo de sobredosis.  Created: 7/2/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/2/2013.

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Prescription Painkiller Overdoses PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the July 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Prescription painkiller overdoses are an under-recognized and growing problem among women. This program includes things that women and health care providers can do to reduce the risk of overdose.  Created: 7/2/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/2/2013.

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Beware: It’s Mosquito Season (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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West Nile and other arboviruses viruses cause thousands of people to get sick each summer. This podcast discusses ways to reduce your chances of becoming infected, including use of insect repellant.  Created: 6/27/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/27/2013.

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Beware: It’s Mosquito Season (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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West Nile virus and other arboviruses are transmitted primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito or tick. These viruses cause thousands of people to get sick each summer. In 2012, there was a substantial increase in the number of West Nile virus cases reported in the U.S. In this podcast, Jennifer Lehman discusses ways to avoid being infected with an arbovirus.  Created: 6/27/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/27/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Active Living in Austin, TX PSA (:60)

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A local Austin, Texas, woman started a walking group to make physical activity fun for herself and community.  Created: 6/7/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/7/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Healthy Snacking in Philadelphia, PA PSA (:60)

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Instead of candy bars and chips, see how one employee is making healthier snack choices with the help of new vending machines.  Created: 6/7/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/7/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Active Living in Philadelphia, PA PSA (:60)

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Making communities bike-friendly can help reduce traffic congestion and increase the physical activity of residents. Learn how one Philadelphia resident worked with his community to make Philadelphia a more bike-friendly city.  Created: 6/7/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/7/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Healthy Schools in Philadelphia, PA PSA (:60)

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A middle school student is making healthy changes in his life, like eating less junk food, thanks to healthy changes at his school.  Created: 6/7/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/7/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Healthy Schools in Minnesota PSA (:60)

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To bring healthier meals to students at the Dover-Eyota elementary school in Minnesota, school officials and parents started a partnership with local farmers. The farm-to-school program has brought better food, like watermelon and corn on the cob, to the children while building ties within the community.  Created: 6/5/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/5/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Worksite Wellness in Pima, AZ PSA (:60)

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To ease its rising healthcare costs, one company decided to make healthy changes in the workplace, like offering healthy food in vending machines and creating a walking path. As a result of the company’s efforts, health claims dropped by 70 percent and employees lost 440 pounds as a group.  Created: 6/5/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/5/2013.

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Vital Signs - ¡Cuidado con ese bocado! (When Food Bites Back)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe Vital Signs de los CDC de junio del 2013. Trata sobre las intoxicaciones alimenticias y en particular de las causadas por listeria. Si usted tiene 65 años o más, tiene un sistema inmunitario debilitado o está embarazada, debe ser muy cuidadoso al seleccionar, preparar y guardar alimentos.  Created: 6/4/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 6/4/2013.

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Vital Signs – When Food Bites Back

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This podcast is based on the June 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. It discusses food poisoning and specifically, Listeria. If you're 65 or older, have a weakened immune system, or are pregnant, you must be especially careful when selecting, preparing, and storing food.  Created: 6/4/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 6/4/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Worksite Wellness in Minnesota PSA (:60)

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When firefighters in Minnesota discovered that over 50 percent of firefighter deaths were cardiovascular-related, they decided to implement healthy changes in the workplace. The firefighters now manage a garden near the fire station and eat fresh broccoli, squash, and tomatoes between shifts.  Created: 6/4/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 6/4/2013.

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When Food Bites Back PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the June 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. It discusses food poisoning and specifically, Listeria. If you're 65 or older, have a weakened immune system, or are pregnant, you must be especially careful when selecting, preparing, and storing food.  Created: 6/4/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 6/4/2013.

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What’s In the Pool? (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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As summer approaches, more and more people will head to the pool, but dangers lurk in the form of waterborne diseases. In this podcast, Michele Hlavsa discusses ways to avoid waterborne diseases while swimming.  Created: 5/30/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/30/2013.

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What’s In the Pool? (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Swimming is a great way to stay physically active, but illness can result if we swallow the water. This podcast discusses how to avoid waterborne diseases.  Created: 5/30/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/30/2013.

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Buckle Up on Every Trip (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Motor-vehicle crashes are among the leading causes of injury-related deaths in the U.S. and result in more than three million emergency department visits each year. This podcast discusses the importance of seat belt use.  Created: 5/23/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/23/2013.

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Buckle Up on Every Trip (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Motor-vehicle crashes are among the leading causes of injury-related deaths in the U.S. Proper seat belt use is the best way to prevent serious injuries and deaths in car crashes. In this podcast, Laurie Beck discusses the importance of regular seat belt use.  Created: 5/23/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/23/2013.

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New Flu Virus in Pigs Exhibited at Fairs in Ohio

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Dr. Andrew Bowman, a graduate research assistant in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State University, discusses his study about flu virus in pigs at agricultural fairs.  Created: 5/21/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/23/2013.

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Escogiendo Salud: Comiendo Saludable en Philadelphia, PA PSA (:60) (Making Health Easier: Healthy Eating in Philadelphia, PA)

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Clara Santos, la dueña de Olivares Food Market, está haciendo cambios en las opciones de comida que ofrece a su comunidad. Aprenda cómo incorporó alimentos frescos y saludables en su pequeña tienda y como usted también puede hacerlo.  Created: 5/22/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/22/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Healthy Schools in Chicago, IL PSA (:60)

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To help Chicago schools increase access to healthy food, Health Educator April Lillstrom utilized community partnerships to provide school gardens, salad bars, and nutrition education to students.  Created: 5/21/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/21/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Tobacco Free Living in Santa Clara, CA PSA (:60)

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Instead of walking through clouds of smoke, students in a California community college can now breathe clean air. A college health nurse made it happen with the help of students, faculty, and partners.  Created: 5/21/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/21/2013.

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Defining and Measuring Chronic Conditions

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This podcast is an interview with Dr. Anand Parekh, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, and Dr. Samuel Posner, Preventing Chronic Disease Editor in Chief, about the definition and burden of multiple chronic conditions in the United States.  Created: 5/20/2013 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/20/2013.

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Screen for Life: Meryl Streep PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second PSA, Academy Award®-winning actress Meryl Streep urges viewers to get screened for colorectal cancer.  Created: 5/16/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 5/16/2013.

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Screen for Life: Meryl Streep PSA (:60)

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In this 60 second PSA, Academy Award®-winning actress Meryl Streep urges viewers to get screened for colorectal cancer.  Created: 5/16/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 5/16/2013.

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Memory Maintenance (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Approximately one in eight adults over the age of 60 experiences some degree of confusion or memory loss. These cognitive changes often lead to social isolation and limit the ability to live independently. In this podcast, Angela Deokar discusses the emerging problem of cognitive decline among older adults.  Created: 5/16/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/16/2013.

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Memory Maintenance (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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One in eight adults over 60 report increased confusion or memory loss over the past year. This podcast discusses cognitive decline among older adults.  Created: 5/16/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/16/2013.

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Lessons from the History of Quarantine, from Plague to Influenza A

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Reginald Tucker reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ Historical Review, Lessons from the History of Quarantine, from Plague to Influenza A.  Created: 5/8/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/15/2013.

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Keep an Eye on Your Eyes (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Vision problems can impact many daily activities, from reading and driving a car to preparing a meal and exercising. This podcast discusses the importance of regular eye exams.  Created: 5/9/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/9/2013.

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Keep an Eye on Your Eyes (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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If you struggle to read the pages of a book or a billboard on the side of the road, you might be among the millions of Americans who suffer from vision impairment. Problems seeing can impact many daily activities. In this podcast, Dr. Jinan Saaddine discusses the importance of regular eye exams.  Created: 5/9/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/9/2013.

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Vital Signs – Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know

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This podcast is based on the May 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. It discusses hepatitis C, a serious viral infection, and the need for everyone born from 1945 through 1965 to get tested.  Created: 5/7/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 5/7/2013.

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Hepatitis C: Lo que debe saber (Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know)

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Este podcast está basado en el informe Vital Signs de los CDC de mayo del 2013. Trata sobre la hepatitis C, una infección viral grave, y la necesidad de que todas las personas nacidas entre 1945 y 1964 se hagan una prueba de detección.  Created: 5/7/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 5/7/2013.

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Hepatitis C: What You Need to Know PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the May 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. It discusses hepatitis C, a serious viral infection, and the need for everyone born from 1945 through 1965 to get tested.  Created: 5/7/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 5/7/2013.

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Why HPV Vaccine is Important to My Family: The Story of a Cervical Cancer Survivor

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 5/6/2013.

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Local Health Departments’ Use of Twitter

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This podcast is an interview with Jenine K. Harris, PhD, from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, about local health departments’ use of Twitter to disseminate diabetes information.  Created: 5/2/2013 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/2/2013.

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Get Active for Good Health (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Only one in five Americans is getting enough exercise. In this podcast, Dr. Kathleen Watson discusses the importance of being active and supporting the design of walkable communities.  Created: 5/2/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/2/2013.

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Get Active for Good Health (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Only one in five Americans is getting enough exercise, partially because communities aren’t walkable. This podcast discusses walkable communities.  Created: 5/2/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/2/2013.

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Don’t Be a Zombie, Be Prepared!

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about being prepared for emergencies.  Created: 4/29/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/29/2013.

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Asthma - Get the Facts!

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about basic asthma facts.  Created: 4/29/2013 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).   Date Released: 4/29/2013.

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Zombies—A Pop Culture Resource for Public Health Awareness

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Reginald Tucker reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Another Dimension, Zombies—A Pop Culture Resource for Public Health Awareness.  Created: 4/24/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/24/2013.

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Vaccines Help Protect Us

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the importance of vaccines and how they work.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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Tobacco Stinks

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the dangers of using tobacco.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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Make a Difference in Your Community

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about making their schools and communities healthier places.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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Food Allergies

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the dangers of food allergies and the need to be aware if any friends or classmates have them.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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The Chickenpox Blister Sisters

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about chickenpox.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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Smile!

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about how to keep our teeth and mouth healthy.  Created: 4/23/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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Immunizing Infants (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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One of the main things parents can do to protect the health of their children is to make sure they’re up-to-date on all recommended vaccines. In this podcast, Dr. Yabo Beysolow discusses the importance of ensuring children are up-to-date on their vaccinations.  Created: 4/18/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/18/2013.

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Immunizing Infants (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Parents can protect the health of their children by making sure they’re up-to-date on all recommended vaccines. This podcast discusses the importance of childhood immunization.  Created: 4/18/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/18/2013.

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Progress in Global Surveillance and Response Capacity 10 Years After Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases' synopsis, Progress in Global Surveillance and Response Capacity 10 Years after Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.  Created: 4/10/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/11/2013.

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Pesky Ticks

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the dangers of ticks and how to protect yourself from them.  Created: 4/9/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/9/2013.

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Controlling Hypertension (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one third of U.S. adults and is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. A recent study found an increase in self-reported high blood pressure among U.S. adults, and an increase in the use of medications to control high blood pressure. In this podcast, Dr. Fleetwood Loustalot discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 4/4/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/4/2013.

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Controlling Hypertension (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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A recent study found an increase in self-reported high blood pressure among U.S. adults, and an increase in the use of medications to control high blood pressure. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 4/4/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/4/2013.

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Preventing Repeat Teen Births PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the April 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which discusses repeat teen births and ways teens, parents and guardians, health care providers, and communities can help prevent them.  Created: 4/2/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/2/2013.

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Vital Signs – Preventing Repeat Teen Births

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This podcast is based on the April 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which discusses repeat teen births and ways teens, parents and guardians, health care providers, and communities can help prevent them.  Created: 4/2/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/2/2013.

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Aproximadamente 1 de cada 5 bebés de madres adolescentes no es el primero (Preventing Repeat Teen Births)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de los CDC Vital Signs, de abril del 2013, que dice que aproximadamente 1 de cada 5 bebés de madres adolescentes no es el primero, y trata la manera en que los adolescentes, sus padres y tutores legales, los proveedores de atención médica y las comunidades pueden ayudar en la prevención.  Created: 4/2/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/2/2013.

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Diabetes Detection (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Over 90 percent of diabetes cases are type 2. This podcast discusses risk factors and prevention methods for type 2 diabetes.  Created: 3/28/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/28/2013.

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Diabetes Detection (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Diabetes is among the most common chronic diseases in the U.S. and the seventh leading cause of death. Over 90 percent of cases are type 2. In this podcast, Dr. Ann Albright discusses ways to prevent or control diabetes.  Created: 3/28/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/28/2013.

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Tips From Former Smokers – 2013 Campaign

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Tim McAfee, MD, MPH, of CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, discusses the 2013 Tips campaign, and his personal experience as a doctor treating people with diseases caused by smoking, or made worse by it. He also offers advice on how people can quit smoking.  Created: 3/28/2013 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 3/28/2013.

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Protect Your Brain (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Recent high-profile cases among professional athletes have called attention to the serious problem of traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, but the problem isn’t limited to playing fields. In 2009, at least three and a half million people in the U.S. sustained a TBI, either with or without other injuries. In this podcast, Dr. Lisa McGuire discusses the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries.  Created: 3/21/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/21/2013.

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Protect Your Brain (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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At least three and a half million people in the U.S. sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI), either with or without other injuries. This podcast discusses the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries.  Created: 3/21/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/21/2013.

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Myth Dispelled

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Dr. Adam Possner, an assistant professor of general internal medicine at George Washington University, reads and discusses his poem, "Myth Dispelled.".  Created: 3/20/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/21/2013.

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Eyes on the Road (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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A recent survey found that during the previous month, seven in 10 U.S. drivers had talked on a cell phone, and nearly one third had read or sent a text or e-mail message while driving. This podcast discusses the dangers of using mobile devices while driving.  Created: 3/14/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/14/2013.

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Eyes on the Road (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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One of the first lessons new drivers learn is to keep their eyes on the road. Unfortunately, cell phones and other electronic devices are causing many drivers to lose their focus, and sometimes their lives. In this podcast, Rebecca Naumann discusses the dangers of distracted driving.  Created: 3/14/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/14/2013.

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Spring Into Action

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Physical inactivity is one factor that contributes to the steady rise in rates of obesity, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. This podcast gives information and resources to help make your community a place that makes healthy living easier.  Created: 3/12/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/12/2013.

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Vital Signs – Making Health Care Safer

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This podcast is based on the March 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which discusses lethal infections from carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, germs and ways health care providers can help stop CRE infections.  Created: 3/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 3/5/2013.

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Vital Signs – Cómo hacer el cuidado de salud más seguro (Making Health Care Safer)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de los CDC Vital Signs de marzo del 2013, que trata sobre las infecciones mortales por enterobacterias resistentes a los carbapenemes o ERC y formas en que los proveedores de atención médica pueden detener dichas infecciones.  Created: 3/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 3/5/2013.

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Making Health Care Safer PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the March 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which discusses lethal infections from carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, germs and ways health care providers can help stop CRE infections.  Created: 3/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 3/5/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Active Living in Los Angeles, CA

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Childhood obesity now affects about one in six kids and disproportionately affects low-income and minority populations. This podcast highlights one preschool teacher who teaches kids about active living and is incorporating small, healthy changes that can be made in any classroom—like teaching fun dances and yoga classes.  Created: 3/5/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/5/2013.

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Making Health Easier: Healthy Eating in Los Angeles, CA

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Childhood obesity now affects about one in six kids and disproportionately affects low-income and minority populations. This podcast highlights one preschool teacher who teaches kids about healthy eating and is incorporating small, healthy changes that can be made in any classroom—like planting a classroom garden and eating healthy snacks.  Created: 3/5/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/5/2013.

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Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second Public Service Announcement, Wes Studi, Hollywood actor, highlights the wisdom of cultural knowledge to promote health and prevent type 2 diabetes.  Created: 3/4/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 3/4/2013.

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Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health PSA (:60)

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In this 60 second Public Service Announcement, Wes Studi, Hollywood actor, highlights the wisdom of cultural knowledge to promote health and prevent type 2 diabetes.  Created: 3/4/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 3/4/2013.

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Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health

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Wes Studi, Hollywood actor, highlights the wisdom of cultural knowledge to promote health and prevent type 2 diabetes.  Created: 3/4/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/4/2013.

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Hidden Sodium

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In this podcast, learn about reducing sodium intake by knowing what to eat and the main sources of sodium in the diet. It's important for a healthy lifestyle.  Created: 3/4/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/4/2013.

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Outbreak of a New Strain of Flu at a Fair

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Dr. Karen Wong, an EIS officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses her study about flu outbreaks at agricultural fairs.  Created: 2/28/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/4/2013.

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Mom’s Milk is Best (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Breastfeeding is the best way to ensure that growing babies are getting essential nutrients. This podcast discusses the benefits of breastfeeding.  Created: 2/28/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/28/2013.

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Mom's Milk is Best (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Breastfeeding is the best way to ensure that growing babies are getting essential nutrients. In this podcast, Jessica Allen discusses the benefits of breastfeeding.  Created: 2/28/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/28/2013.

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Salmonella causada por reptiles y anfibios en guarderías (Salmonella Infections Caused by Reptiles and Amphibians in Childcare Centers)

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Traducción al español de la entrevista con el Dr. Neil Vora, funcionario del EIS de los CDC, sobre su artículo acerca de las infecciones por Salmonella causadas por reptiles y anfibios en guarderías.  Created: 2/7/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 2/26/2013.

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Immunizing Adults (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Overall, far too many people 19 and older aren’t getting the vaccines they need and remain unprotected. This podcast discusses the importance of adults being fully vaccinated.  Created: 2/21/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/21/2013.

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Immunizing Adults (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Vaccines aren’t just for kids; adults also need to get immunized. Overall, far too many people 19 years and older aren’t getting the vaccines they need and remain unprotected. In this podcast, Dr. Walter Williams discuss the importance of adults being fully vaccinated.  Created: 2/21/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/21/2013.

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Knowing Which Foods Make Us Sick Will Help Guide Food Safety Regulations

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Dr. John Painter, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses his study about which foods can make us sick.  Created: 2/19/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 2/21/2013.

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Safe Food (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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An estimated 48 million foodborne illnesses occur in the US each year. This podcast discusses steps to prevent foodborne illnesses.  Created: 2/14/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/14/2013.

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Safe Food (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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A healthy diet is important, but if food is mishandled or improperly prepared, a wholesome meal can result in a severe illness. In this podcast, Dr. Hannah Gould discusses ways to avoid foodborne illnesses.  Created: 2/14/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/14/2013.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, causes cold-like symptoms but can be serious for infants and older adults. In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Eileen Schneider discusses this common virus and offers tips to prevent its spread.  Created: 2/4/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases (DVD).   Date Released: 2/13/2013.

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Salmonella Infections Caused by Reptiles and Amphibians in Childcare Centers

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Dr. Neil Vora, an EIS Officer at CDC, discusses his article about Salmonella infections in childcare centers caused by reptiles and amphibians.  Created: 2/7/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 2/7/2013.

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Vital Signs – Adult Smoking Among People with Mental Illness

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This podcast is based on the February 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which shows that cigarette smoking is a serious problem among adults with mental illness. More needs to be done to help adults with mental illness quit smoking and make mental health facilities tobacco-free.  Created: 2/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/5/2013.

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Tabaquismo en personas adultas con enfermedades mentales (Adult Smoking Among People with Mental Illness)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de los CDC Vital Signs de febrero del 2013, que muestra que fumar cigarrillos es un grave problema entre los adultos con enfermedades mentales. Se necesitan más esfuerzos para ayudar a que estos adultos dejen de fumar y para que se prohíba fumar en los establecimientos de servicios de salud mental.  Created: 2/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/5/2013.

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Adult Smoking Among People with Mental Illness PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the February 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which shows that cigarette smoking is a serious problem among adults with mental illness. More needs to be done to help adults with mental illness quit smoking and make mental health facilities tobacco-free.  Created: 2/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/5/2013.

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Avoiding Childhood Obesity (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Maintaining a healthy weight in childhood can prevent many health-related problems later in life. This podcast discusses what can be done to prevent childhood obesity.  Created: 1/31/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/31/2013.

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Avoiding Childhood Obesity (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Maintaining a healthy weight in childhood can prevent many health-related problems later in life. In this podcast, Dr. Jackson Sekhobo discusses the importance of avoiding obesity in childhood.  Created: 1/31/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/31/2013.

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People Can Catch Diseases from Their Pets

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Dr. Carol Rubin, Associate Director for Zoonoses and One Health at CDC, discusses zoonotic diseases in pets.  Created: 1/23/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 1/28/2013.

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In Everything Moderation (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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A recent report highlighted binge drinking among women and girls. This podcast discusses the pitfalls of excessive drinking for young women.  Created: 1/24/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/24/2013.

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In Everything Moderation (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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For many people, drinking alcohol is a regular part of social occasions, but moderation is important. Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to serious health and social problems. A recent report found that binge drinking is common among women and girls. In this podcast, Dr. Dafna Kanny discusses the dangers of binge drinking.  Created: 1/24/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/24/2013.

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Epi Info™ 7

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In this podcast, Brad Myers, Director of the Division of Communication Services, talks with Asad Islam, who leads the Epi Info™ team at CDC, about Epi Info's new tools.  Created: 6/12/2012 by Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (OSELS).   Date Released: 1/17/2013.

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Beating Birth Defects (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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One in 33 babies in the U.S. is affected by a major birth defect. This podcast discusses contributing factors of birth defects.  Created: 1/17/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/17/2013.

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Beating Birth Defects (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Each year in the U.S., one in 33 babies is affected by a major birth defect. Women can greatly improve their chances of giving birth to a healthy baby by avoiding some of the risk factors for birth defects before and during pregnancy. In this podcast, Dr. Stuart Shapira discusses ways to improve the chances of giving birth to a healthy baby.  Created: 1/17/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/17/2013.

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How Often to Get a Pap Test (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cervical cancer has declined in the U.S., and the decline is largely due to Pap testing and follow-up. Screening recommendations have changed. In this podcast, Meg Watson discusses Pap testing.  Created: 1/10/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/10/2013.

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How Often to Get a Pap Test (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Cervical cancer has declined in the U.S., however every year over 12,000 women are diagnosed and 4,000 die. This podcast discusses the importance of Pap testing.  Created: 1/10/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/10/2013.

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Vital Signs – Binge Drinking Among Women and Girls

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This podcast is based on the January 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which presents information about binge drinking among women and girls. Binge drinking is defined for women as four or more drinks in a short period of time. It puts women and girls at greater risk for breast cancer, sexual assault, heart disease, and unintended pregnancy.  Created: 1/8/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 1/8/2013.

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Consumo de alcohol en atracón en las mujeres y adolescentes (Binge Drinking Among Women and Girls)

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Este podcast está basado en el informe de Vital Signs de enero del 2013, que tiene información sobre las mujeres y las adolescentes que consumen alcohol en atracón. En las mujeres, se define el consumo de alcohol en atracón como beber cuatro o más tragos en un periodo corto. Esto hace que las mujeres y las adolescentes tengan un riesgo más alto de cáncer de mama, agresiones sexuales, enfermedades cardiacas y embarazos no planeados.  Created: 1/8/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 1/8/2013.

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Binge Drinking Among Women and Girls PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the January 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which presents information about binge drinking among women and girls. Binge drinking is defined for women as four or more drinks in a short period of time. It puts women and girls at greater risk for breast cancer, sexual assault, heart disease, and unintended pregnancy.  Created: 1/8/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 1/8/2013.

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Investigating Listeria Outbreaks

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Dr. Emily Cartwright, Infectious Disease fellow at Emory University and former EIS Officer with CDC’s Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases discusses foodborne Listeria outbreaks.  Created: 1/4/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 1/8/2013.

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Sinusitis from Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Tap Water

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Dr. Wellington S. Tichenor. Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College and in private practice in Manhattan, New York, discusses his investigation of sinusitis from nontuberculous mycobacteria in tap water.  Created: 12/21/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 12/31/2012.

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Wild Birds and the Urban Ecology of Ticks

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Dr. Sarah Hamer, Assistant Professor and Veterinary Ecologist with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University, discusses her investigation of ticks on wild birds in urban Chicago.  Created: 12/21/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 12/27/2012.

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What's In Your Emergency Kit?

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An emergency kit can help you survive during a disaster. This podcast discusses supplies to include in your kit.  Created: 12/4/2012 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR).   Date Released: 12/20/2012.

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Cardio Health (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Each year, more than two million people suffer a heart attack or stroke and over 800,000 die from these conditions. In this podcast, Dr. Amy Valderrama discusses the risk factors for cardiovascular disease.  Created: 12/20/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/20/2012.

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Cardio Health (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This podcast discusses risk factors for cardiovascular disease, how to control and prevent them.  Created: 12/20/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/20/2012.

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Dangerous Creatures - A Visit to the CDC Insectary

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Tour CDC’s insectary with Sofi, a young host, and learn from CDC researchers about mosquitoes and insecticide resistance.  Created: 11/7/2012 by Center for Global Health (CGH).   Date Released: 12/20/2012.

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Death from Fungus in the Soil

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Dr. Shira Shafir, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, discusses her study about fungus found in soil.  Created: 12/17/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 12/18/2012.

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Flu Vaccine is Ready (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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The flu season is here and it’s time to get immunized. This podcast discusses the importance of getting vaccinated against the flu.  Created: 12/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/13/2012.

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Flu Vaccine is Ready (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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The flu season is here and it’s time to get immunized. The updated seasonal flu vaccine has been delivered to providers across the country and is ready to be administered. In this podcast, Dr. Joe Bresee discusses the importance of getting vaccinated against the flu.  Created: 12/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/13/2012.

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Easy Breathing (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a major cause of death and disability in the U.S. In this podcast, Nicole Kosacz discusses COPD.  Created: 12/6/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/6/2012.

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Easy Breathing (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a major cause of death and disability in the U.S. This podcast discusses treatment options for COPD.  Created: 12/6/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/6/2012.

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Sleep Soundly and Safely (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Suffocation is the leading cause of injury death among infants younger than one year old, and many of these deaths have been linked to unsafe sleep environments. This podcast discusses the safest sleep environment for infants.  Created: 11/29/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/29/2012.

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Sleep Soundly and Safely (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Sleeping babies appear so peaceful and secure in their cribs. But if not positioned properly, they could be in danger. Suffocation is the leading cause of injury death among infants younger than one year old, and many of these deaths have been linked to unsafe sleep environments. In this podcast, Gail discusses the safest environment for sleeping infants.  Created: 11/29/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/29/2012.

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Vital Signs – HIV Among Youth in the US: Protecting a Generation

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This podcast is based on the December 2012 CDC Vital Signs report, which presents information about the impact of HIV on youth, the factors that place youth at risk for HIV, and calls for prevention through parents, schools, and community-based HIV prevention programs for youth.  Created: 11/27/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/27/2012.

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Vital Signs – El VIH en los jóvenes en los Estados Unidos: Cómo proteger a una generación (HIV Among Youth in the US: Protecting a Generation)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe Vital Signs de los CDC de diciembre del 2012, que contiene información acerca del impacto del VIH en los jóvenes y los factores que ponen a la juventud en riesgo de contagiarse con el VIH. También hace un llamado a la prevención a través de los padres, las escuelas y los programas comunitarios dirigidos a los jóvenes.  Created: 11/27/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/27/2012.

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HIV Among Youth in the US: Protecting a Generation PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the December 2012 CDC Vital Signs report, which presents information about the impact of HIV on youth, the factors that place youth at risk for HIV, and calls for prevention through parents, schools, and community-based HIV prevention programs for youth.  Created: 11/27/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/27/2012.

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Eliminating Perinatal HIV Transmission

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Steve Nesheim discusses perinatal HIV transmission, including the importance of preventing HIV among women, preconception care, and timely HIV testing of the mother. Dr. Nesheim also introduces the revised curriculum Eliminating Perinatal HIV Transmission intended for faculty of OB/GYN and pediatric residents and nurse midwifery students.  Created: 11/26/2012 by Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.   Date Released: 11/26/2012.

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Sleep Debt PSA (:30)

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Importance of sleep for truckers. Web resource offered.  Created: 11/26/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/26/2012.

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Sleep Changes Your World PSA (:30)

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Importance of sleep for truckers. Web resource offered.  Created: 11/26/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/26/2012.

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Sleep Changes Your World PSA (:30)

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Importance of sleep for truckers. Web resource offered.  Created: 11/26/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/26/2012.

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Take a Moment for a Mammogram (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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For the past two decades, breast cancer death rates in the U.S. have been declining, thanks to early detection and advances in treatment. Despite this progress, breast cancer remains the second most common cause of cancer deaths among women. In this podcast, Dr. Lisa Richardson discusses the importance of women being screened regularly for breast cancer.  Created: 11/22/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/22/2012.

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Take a Moment for a Mammogram (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer. This podcast discusses the importance of regular breast cancer screenings.  Created: 11/22/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/22/2012.

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Protecting Patients from Unsafe Injections: What Every Provider Needs to Know

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Joyanna Wendt and Janice Izlar, President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, discuss safe injection practices and how critical they are to patient safety. The discussion includes clarification of myths, guidelines for safely giving injections, and a website for additional resources, including a checklist, toolkits, and brochures.  Created: 11/15/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 11/15/2012.

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Excessive Consumption of Energy Drinks (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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When used in excess, energy drinks are associated with negative side effects, including sleep problems, daytime sleepiness, and impaired performance of daily activities. This podcast discusses the dangers of overindulging in energy drinks.  Created: 11/15/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/15/2012.

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Excessive Consumption of Energy Drinks (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Energy drinks are the latest rage these days, especially among young men. The drinks contain the caffeine equivalent of one to three cups of coffee or cans of soda, as well as other ingredients aimed at boosting energy. When used in excess, they can cause health problems. In this podcast, Dr. Robin Toblin discusses the dangers associated with excessive consumption of energy drinks.  Created: 11/15/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/15/2012.

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Vital Signs – Defeating Breast Cancer

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This podcast is based on the November 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States. Better screening and treatment have contributed to a decline in breast cancer deaths, however, not all women have benefited equally from these improvements. Learn how we can all help reduce deaths from breast cancer.  Created: 11/12/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/12/2012.

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Vital Signs – Derrotemos al cáncer de mama (Defeating Breast Cancer)

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Este podcast está basado en el informe Vital Signs de los CDC de noviembre del 2012. El cáncer de mama es la segunda causa principal de muerte por cáncer en las mujeres en los Estados Unidos. Mejores pruebas de detección y tratamientos han contribuido a una disminución en las muertes por cáncer de mama; sin embargo, no todas las mujeres se han beneficiado igualmente de estos avances. Sepa cómo todos podemos ayudar a reducir las muertes por esta enfermedad.  Created: 11/12/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/12/2012.

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Vital Signs – Defeating Breast Cancer PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the November 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States. Better screening and treatment have contributed to a decline in breast cancer deaths, however, not all women have benefited equally from these improvements. Learn how we can all help reduce deaths from breast cancer.  Created: 11/12/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/12/2012.

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Diabetes in Young People (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States. Recent national data shows that nearly a quarter of a million people under the age of 20 have diabetes. In this podcast, Dr. Sharon Saydah discusses the importance of preventing diabetes in young people.  Created: 11/8/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/8/2012.

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Diabetes in Young People (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Recent national data shows that nearly a quarter million people under the age of 20 have diabetes. This podcast discusses the importance of diabetes screening and prevention.  Created: 11/8/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/8/2012.

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The In-Between People: Community Health Workers in the Circle of Care

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Community Health Workers in Native American and Latino communities help bridge the gap between communities and the health care system.  Created: 1/1/2006 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 11/7/2012.

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Hepatitis E and Maternal Deaths

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Dr. Alain Labrique, assistant professor in the Department of International Health and Department of Epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, gives us his perspective on hepatitis E and maternal deaths.  Created: 11/6/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 11/7/2012.

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FoodCORE: A New Strategy in Foodborne Outbreak Response

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In this podcast, Gwen Biggerstaff, CDC's FoodCORE Coordinator, gives a general overview of the program, including successes.  Created: 11/6/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 11/6/2012.

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Fungal Endophthalmitis

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Rachel Smith discusses endophthalmitis and focuses on funcal endophthalmitis, including diagnosis and treatment.  Created: 11/5/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 11/5/2012.

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Outbreak of Streptococcus pneumoniae in a Psychiatric Unit

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Dr. Katherine Fleming-Dutra, an epidemiologist at CDC, discusses her investigation of a Streptococcus pneumoniae outbreak in a pediatric psychiatric unit.  Created: 11/2/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 11/5/2012.

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Empaca el almuerzo (Power Packing)

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En este podcast infantil, los niños kidtastics hablan sobre cómo empacar el almuerzo de manera segura, para no enfermarse.  Created: 8/16/2011 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/30/2012.

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Escoger las comidas (Dining Decisions)

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En este podcast infantil, los niños kidtastics hablan sobre cómo seleccionar alimentos saludables.  Created: 8/25/2011 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/30/2012.

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Preaching What You Practice

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Felipe Lobelo discusses the importance of health care providers being physically active and using their own exercise experience as a role model to provide better and more credible counsel to their patients to help them become physically active.  Created: 8/27/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/29/2012.

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Clean Hands, Healthy Body (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Eating well, exercising regularly, and getting checkups are all important for staying healthy, but forgetting the simple daily task of washing your hands with soap and water can result in severe illness. In this podcast, Dr. Anna Bowen discusses the importance of regular hand washing.  Created: 10/25/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/25/2012.

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Clean Hands, Healthy Body (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Forgetting the simple task of washing your hands with soap and water can result in severe illness and even death, particularly among young children. This podcast discusses the importance of hand washing.  Created: 10/25/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/25/2012.

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Meningitis

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This podcast gives a general overview of meningitis, including what it is, the five types, and the causes.  Created: 10/24/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/24/2012.

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Sun Proof

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the harmful effects of the sun and how to protect yourself from it.  Created: 10/23/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 10/23/2012.

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Is Waterborne Disease Still an Issue in the US?

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In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Michael Beach discusses the changing face of waterborne disease in the US over the past century and how healthcare providers can apply this information to their patients.  Created: 8/27/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/22/2012.

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Keeping Children Safe (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Unintentional injuries in children are predictable and preventable. In this podcast Dr. Nagesh Borse discusses ways to prevent injuries among children.  Created: 10/19/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/18/2012.

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Keeping Children Safe (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Every day, unintentional injuries account for more than 30 deaths among children under 19. This podcast discusses ways of preventing unintentional injuries among children.  Created: 10/19/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/18/2012.

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Vital Signs - High Blood Pressure

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In the U.S., nearly one third of the adult population have high blood pressure, the leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke - two of the nation's leading causes of death.  Created: 10/2/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/17/2012.

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Vital Signs – Presión arterial alta (High Blood Pressure)

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En los EE. UU. casi un tercio de la población adulta tiene presión arterial alta, el principal factor de riesgo de enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares, dos de las principales causas de muerte en el país.  Created: 10/2/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/17/2012.

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October 2012 Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

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This podcast gives an overview of the October 2012 multistate fungal meningitis outbreak, including symptoms to watch for and a website for up-to-date information.  Created: 10/17/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 10/17/2012.

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Celebra Halloween de manera segura (Halloween: Have Fun and Stay Safe and Healthy)

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Las celebraciones de Halloween son muy divertidas para los niños, pero enfermarse o lastimarse por esta causa no debe ser parte de la diversión. En este podcast para niños, los personajes de Kidtastics ofrecen algunos consejos sencillos para mantenerse seguro y saludable en Halloween.  Created: 10/15/2012 by CDC Office of Women’s Health.   Date Released: 10/15/2012.

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Move to Improve (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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As many as 50 million adults and 300,000 children suffer from some form of arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability. In this podcast, Dr. Jennifer Hootman discusses ways to control pain associated with arthritis.  Created: 10/11/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/11/2012.

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Teen Drinking and Driving (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Putting young drivers behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is risky enough without adding alcohol to the equation. In this podcast, Dr. Ruth Shults discusses the dangers of teen drinking and driving.  Created: 10/4/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/4/2012.

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Facilitando la salud: haciendo cambios saludables en guarderías infantiles (Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool)

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Vea cómo enseñar a los niños hábitos saludables incorporando pequeños cambios que pueden realizarse en cualquier aula.  Created: 10/4/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/4/2012.

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Teen Drinking and Driving (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Nearly one million high school students age 16 and older drank alcohol and got behind the wheel in 2011. This podcast discusses the importance of preventing teenagers from drinking and driving.  Created: 10/4/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 10/4/2012.

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Changes in US HIV Treatment Guidelines

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Following the 2012 HIV Treatment Guidelines, which include early diagnosis and treatment with ART, can increase longevity and improve the quality of life for patients living with HIV.  Created: 10/3/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 10/3/2012.

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Teen Drinking and Driving – What You Need to Know

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This podcast is based on the October 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. It’s illegal and dangerous for teens to drink any alcohol and then drive. Still, one in ten high school teens drank and got behind the wheel in 2011. A parent-teen driving agreement is a good way for parents to help keep young drivers safe behind the wheel.  Created: 10/2/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 10/2/2012.

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Adolescentes que beben y conducen: Lo que usted debe saber (Teen Drinking and Driving – What You Need to Know)

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Este podcast se basa en un informe de Vital Signs, publicado por los CDC en octubre del 2012. Es peligroso e ilegal que los adolescentes tomen alcohol y manejen. Aun así, 1 de cada 10 adolescentes de secundaria bebió y luego se puso al volante en el 2011. Establecer un contrato para manejar entre padre e hijo es una buena forma para ayudar a mantener a los jóvenes que conducen fuera de peligro.  Created: 10/2/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 10/2/2012.

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Teen Drinking and Driving – What You Need to Know PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the October 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. It’s illegal and dangerous for teens to drink any alcohol and then drive. Still, one in ten high school teens drank and got behind the wheel in 2011. A parent-teen driving agreement is a good way for parents to help keep young drivers safe behind the wheel.  Created: 10/2/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 10/2/2012.

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Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool

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This podcast highlights the efforts of one educational organization, Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP), to keep kids healthy at an early age. Childhood obesity now affects about one in six kids and disproportionately affects low-income and minority populations. LAUP teaches kids healthy habits and is incorporating small, healthy changes that can be made in any classroom—like teaching fun dances and providing nutritious snacks.  Created: 9/19/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/1/2012.

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Preconception Health

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Preconception health means taking care of your own health now so you’ll be healthy for yourself and your future baby.  Created: 10/1/2012 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 10/1/2012.

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Me? Have a Baby? Preconception Health

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Preconception health means taking care of your own health now so you’ll be healthy for yourself and your future baby.  Created: 10/1/2012 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 10/1/2012.

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My Health, My Choice, My Future Preconception Health

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Preconception health means taking care of your own health now so you’ll be healthy for yourself and your future baby.  Created: 10/1/2012 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 10/1/2012.

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Me? Have Another Baby? Preconception Health

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Preconception health means taking care of your own health now so you’ll be healthy for yourself and your future baby.  Created: 10/1/2012 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 10/1/2012.

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A Case of Ebola Virus

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Dr. Adam MacNeil, an epidemiologist at CDC, discusses Ebola virus.  Created: 10/1/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/1/2012.

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Mothers Against Flu (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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It is critical for women who are either pregnant or plan to get pregnant during the flu season to get an annual flu vaccine. This podcast discusses pregnant women at risk for the flu.  Created: 9/27/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/27/2012.

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Mothers Against Flu (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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It’s important for everyone age six months and older to get an annual flu vaccine, but it’s critical for women who are either pregnant or plan to get pregnant during flu season, which can run from October through May. In this podcast, Dr. Denise Jamieson discusses the importance of pregnant women getting the flu vaccine.  Created: 9/27/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/27/2012.

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Hurricane Season: Are You Ready?

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Hurricanes are one of Mother Nature’s most powerful forces. Host Bret Atkins talks with CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health Director Dr. Chris Portier about the main threats of a hurricane and how you can prepare.  Created: 9/24/2012 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).   Date Released: 9/24/2012.

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Shots for Teens (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Just because they’re growing up doesn’t mean they’ve outgrown vaccinations. Teenagers are at risk for certain diseases that can be prevented through proper and timely immunizations. In this podcast, Dr. Christina Dorell discusses the importance of keeping teens up-to-date on vaccinations.  Created: 9/20/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/20/2012.

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Shots for Teens (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Teenagers are at risk for certain diseases that can be prevented through proper and timely immunizations. This podcast discusses four vaccinations recommended for ages 11 and 12.  Created: 9/20/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/20/2012.

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Foodborne Norovirus Outbreaks

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Dr. Aron Hall, a CDC epidemiologist specializing in noroviruses, discusses foodborne norovirus outbreaks.  Created: 9/17/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/17/2012.

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Blood Pressure Check (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, and kidney disease. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling your blood pressure.  Created: 9/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/13/2012.

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Blood Pressure Check (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in three adults in the United States. Of these, only half have it under control. In this podcasts, Dr. Amy Valderrama discusses the importance of getting your blood pressure screened regularly.  Created: 9/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/13/2012.

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CDC Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of H3N2v Flu Virus Infection for Fairgoers and Swine Exhibitors

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In this podcast, Dr. Lyn Finelli discusses CDC’s recommendations for reducing the risk of infection with H3N2v flu viruses for fairgoers and swine exhibitors.  Created: 9/10/2012 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/10/2012.

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Control Your Cholesterol (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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High cholesterol is one of the leading causes of heart disease in the US. This podcast discusses the importance of regular cholesterol screening.  Created: 9/6/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/6/2012.

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Control Your Cholesterol (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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High cholesterol is one of the leading causes of heart disease in the US. Unfortunately, many people aren’t aware they have the condition until they have a heart attack or stroke. In this podcast, Dr. Carma Ayala discusses the importance regular cholesterol screening.  Created: 9/6/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/6/2012.

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Teaming Up Against High Blood Pressure

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This podcast is based on the September 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. A team-based approach by patients, health care systems, and health care providers is one of the best ways to treat uncontrolled high blood pressure.  Created: 9/4/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/4/2012.

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Unámonos contra la presión arterial alta (Teaming Up Against High Blood Pressure)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe Vital Signs de los CDC de septiembre del 2012. Una de las mejores formas de tratar la presión arterial que no está controlada es con un enfoque de equipo con participación del paciente, del sistema de salud y de los proveedores de atención médica.  Created: 9/4/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/4/2012.

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Teaming Up Against High Blood Pressure PSA (:60)

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Nearly one-third of American adults have high blood pressure, and more than half of them don’t have it under control. Simply seeing a doctor and taking medications isn’t enough for many people who have high blood pressure. A team-based approach by patients, health care systems, and health care providers is one of the best ways to treat uncontrolled high blood pressure.  Created: 9/4/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/4/2012.

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Call to Quit (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Trying to quit smoking can be tough. Trying to quit alone can make it even harder. A recent CDC campaign – ‘Tips from Former Smokers’ - featured graphic testimonials from people living with smoking-related diseases. In this podcast Steve Babb discusses smoking cessation.  Created: 8/30/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/30/2012.

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Call to Quit (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Trying to quit smoking can be tough. This podcast discusses CDC’s ‘Tips from Former Smokers’ campaign.  Created: 8/30/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/30/2012.

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How to Make a Healthy Change in Your Community Today

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In this podcast, the speakers will discuss how to create healthy changes that benefit residents and businesses in local communities, as well as provide inspiration for other communities to make healthy living a priority.  Created: 4/15/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/28/2012.

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Baylisascaris Infection

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This podcast will educate health care providers on diagnosing baylisascariasis and on providing patients at risk of Baylisascaris infection with prevention messages.  Created: 8/27/2012 by Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria.   Date Released: 8/28/2012.

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Raccoon Roundworm Infection PSA (:60)

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This 60 second PSA describes the signs and symptoms of and ways to prevent Baylisascaris infection, a parasitic roundworm infection that is spread through raccoon feces.  Created: 8/27/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/28/2012.

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Virus del Nilo Occidental: Lo que debe saber - Agosto de 2012 (West Nile Virus: What You Need to Know Now - August 2012)

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Este podcast nombra los estados en donde se han notificado la mayoría de casos del virus del Nilo Occidental y explica la manera en que las personas se pueden proteger contra ese virus.  Created: 8/21/2012 by .   Date Released: 8/22/2012.

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West Nile Virus: What You Need to Know Now - August 2012

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This podcast lists the states where most of the 2012 West Nile viruses have been reported and explains how people can protect themselves from West Nile virus.  Created: 8/21/2012 by .   Date Released: 8/21/2012.

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The Buzz About West Nile Virus PSA (:15)

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This 15 second PSA explains how to protect yourself from West Nile virus.  Created: 8/21/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/21/2012.

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The Buzz About West Nile Virus PSA (:30)

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This 30 second PSA explains how to protect yourself from West Nile virus.  Created: 8/21/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/21/2012.

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¿Ha oído hablar del West Nile Virus? - PSA (:30) (The Buzz About West Nile Virus PSA [:30])

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Este Anuncio de Servicio Público de 30 segundos explica cómo protegerse del Virus del Nilo Occidental. Creado: 8/21/2012 por los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC).  Created: 8/21/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/21/2012.

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Fight the Bite PSA (:15)

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This 15 second PSA explains how to protect yourself from West Nile virus.  Created: 8/21/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/21/2012.

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Evite las picaduras - PSA (:30) (Fight the Bite PSA [:30])

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Este Anuncio de Servicio Público de 30 segundos explica cómo protegerse del Virus del Nilo Occidental.  Created: 8/21/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/21/2012.

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Vanishing Varicella (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Since the varicella (chicken pox) vaccine was introduced in the US in 1996, the disease is less common. However, a significant number of children are not fully vaccinated. This podcast discusses CDC recommendations for varicella vaccination.  Created: 8/16/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/16/2012.

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Vanishing Varicella (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Varicella, or chicken pox, is a contagious and potentially severe disease. Since the vaccine was introduced into the US, varicella is less common. However, a significant number of children are not fully vaccinated against the disease. In this podcast, Adrianna Lopez discusses the importance of getting children vaccinated against varicella.  Created: 8/16/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/16/2012.

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Infectious Disease Transmission during Transfusion and Transplantation

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Dr. Matthew Kuehnert, Director of the Office of Blood, Organ, and Other Tissue Safety, discusses infections in transplants.  Created: 8/13/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/15/2012.

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Update to Gonorrhea Treatment Guidelines

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In this podcast, Dr. Robert Kirkcaldy discusses CDC’s new gonorrhea treatment recommendations.  Created: 8/9/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 8/9/2012.

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Take a Walk (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Regular physical activity has many health benefits, including weight control and lowering the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and some cancers. This podcast discusses the benefits of aerobic exercise.  Created: 8/9/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/9/2012.

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Take a Walk (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Regular physical activity has many health benefits, including weight control and prevention of chronic diseases. Most adults don’t get enough physical activity. In this podcast, Dr. Dianna Carroll discusses the benefits of walking.  Created: 8/9/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/9/2012.

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More Adults Are Walking

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This podcast is based on the August 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. While more adults are walking, only half get the recommended amount of physical activity. Listen to learn how communities, employers, and individuals may help increase walking.  Created: 7/31/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/7/2012.

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Los adultos están saliendo a caminar más (More Adults Are Walking)

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Este podcast se basa en un informe de Vital Signs, publicado por los CDC en agosto del 2012. Aunque son más los adultos que salen a caminar, solo la mitad cumple con la cantidad de actividad física recomendada. Escuche este podcast para saber cómo las comunidades, los empleadores y las personas pueden ayudar a fomentar las caminatas.  Created: 7/31/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/7/2012.

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More Adults Are Walking PSA (:60)

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This 60 second PSA is based on the August 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. While more adults are walking, only half get the recommended amount of physical activity. Listen to learn how communities, employers, and individuals may help increase walking.  Created: 7/31/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 8/7/2012.

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No Good Alternatives to Cigarettes (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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For the past 50 years, cigarette smoking has steadily declined in the US. However, people are smoking other forms of tobacco in record numbers. In this podcast, Darryl Konter discusses the increasing use of non-cigarette forms of smoked tobacco.  Created: 8/2/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/2/2012.

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No Good Alternatives to Cigarettes (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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For the past 50 years, cigarette smoking has steadily declined in the US, but people are now smoking other forms of tobacco in record numbers. This podcast discusses the dangers of all forms of tobacco use.  Created: 8/2/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/2/2012.

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"Promises and Betrayals": A Radio Novella Focused on Chronic Disease Education

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The occurrence of diabetes and other chronic diseases among the Hispanic community living in the United States continues to increase. In this podcast, the authors of an article published in CDC’s Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) describe how they used a unique entertainment education model to develop a Spanish-language radio novella aimed at reducing the risk factors for chronic diseases among this population.  Created: 8/2/2012 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/2/2012.

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Promesas y traiciones: una radionovela enfocada en la educación sobre enfermedades crónicas (Promises and Betrayals: A Radio Novella Focused on Chronic Disease Education)

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Los casos de diabetes y de otras enfermedades crónicas en la comunidad hispana de los Estados Unidos siguen en aumento. En este Podcast, los autores de un artículo publicado en la revista Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) de los CDC hablan en acerca de cómo usaron un innovador modelo educativo de entretenimiento para crear una radionovela en español con el objetivo de reducir los factores de riesgo de enfermedades crónicas en este sector de la población.  Created: 8/2/2012 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 8/2/2012.

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Avoiding Alcohol During Pregnancy (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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If you’re pregnant or might get pregnant, you can begin taking care of your child long before birth. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can have permanent negative health effects on your developing child. In this podcast, Claire Marchetta discusses the importance of avoiding alcohol use during pregnancy.  Created: 7/26/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/26/2012.

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Avoiding Alcohol During Pregnancy (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can have permanent negative health effects on your developing baby. This podcast discusses fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.  Created: 7/26/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/26/2012.

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Jamie Foxx Talks About HIV

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Jamie Foxx, Academy Award winning actor and singer, urges everyone to talk about HIV/AIDS and its prevention.  Created: 7/24/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 7/24/2012.

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Ludacris Talks About HIV

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Ludacris, award winning singer and actor, urges everyone to talk about HIV/AIDS and its prevention.  Created: 7/24/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 7/24/2012.

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Food for Disasters

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When disaster strikes, you might not have access to food or water. This podcast discusses types of emergency food supplies you should keep on hand in your emergency kit.  Created: 7/23/2012 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR).   Date Released: 7/23/2012.

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Wildfire Smoke Health Watch

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Smoke from wildfires can be dangerous to your health. In this podcast, you will learn the health threats of wildfire smoke and steps you can take to minimize these effects.  Created: 7/23/2012 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR).   Date Released: 7/23/2012.

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TB Testing for People Living with HIV

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Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, explains why it is important for people living with HIV to be tested for TB.  Created: 7/23/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 7/23/2012.

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Keeping Young Drivers Safe (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Deaths attributed to motor-vehicle crashes continue to decline among all age groups in the United States. However, car crashes are still the leading cause of death among people 15 to 24 years old. In this podcast, Laurie Beck discusses ways to help keep young people safe behind the wheel.  Created: 7/19/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/19/2012.

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Keeping Young Drivers Safe (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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In the United States, deaths attributed to motor-vehicle crashes continue to decline among all age groups. However, car crashes are still the leading cause of death among people 15 to 24 years old. This podcast discusses risk factors for motor vehicle accidents among young people.  Created: 7/19/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/19/2012.

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Trends in Invasive Infection with MRSA

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Dr. James Hadler, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health, discusses recent trends in MRSA.  Created: 7/17/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 7/19/2012.

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Let’s Stop HIV Together: Jamar Rogers

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In this podcast, singer Jamar Rogers shares his personal story in the Let's Stop HIV Together Campaign.  Created: 7/16/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 7/16/2012.

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Let's Stop HIV Together PSA (:30)

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This public service announcement features 22 individuals who encourage others in the fight against HIV.  Created: 7/16/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 7/16/2012.

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Let's Stop HIV Together

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This podcast features 22 individuals who encourage others in the fight against HIV.  Created: 7/16/2012 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).   Date Released: 7/16/2012.

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Finding Nutritious Foods in Small Food Stores

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Nutrition has consistently been a popular topic of discussion among researchers and public health officials. This podcast consists of an interview with a nutrition-minded author and University of California, Berkeley PhD candidate whose 2012 original research article was the winner of PCD’s 2012 Student Paper Contest.  Created: 7/12/2012 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 7/12/2012.

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Avoiding Bug Bites (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Biting insects can cause illnesses ranging from mild fever to severe diseases like encephalitis or meningitis. Arboviruses are usually transmitted by infected mosquitoes and ticks. In this podcast, Dr. Stephanie Yendell discusses ways to avoid these viral diseases.  Created: 7/12/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/12/2012.

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Avoiding Bug Bites (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Arboviruses are usually transmitted by bites of infected mosquitoes and ticks. This podcast discusses the importance of preventing insect bites.  Created: 7/12/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/12/2012.

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Reducing the Risk of Methadone Overdose

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This podcast is based on the July 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. Approximately 14 people die every day of overdoses related to methadone. Listen to learn how to reduce your risk of an overdose.  Created: 7/3/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/3/2012.

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Reduzca el riesgo de sobredosis por metadona (Reducing the Risk of Methadone Overdose)

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Este podcast se basa en un informe de Vital Signs, publicado por los CDC en julio del 2012. Aproximadamente 14 personas mueren cada día por una sobredosis asociada a la metadona. Escuche este podcast y aprenda cómo puede riesgo de una sobredosis.  Created: 7/3/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/3/2012.

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Reducing the Risk of Methadone Overdose PSA (:60)

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This 60 second PSA is based on the July 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. Approximately 14 people die every day of overdoses related to methadone. Listen to learn how to reduce your risk of an overdose.  Created: 7/3/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/3/2012.

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Learn to Swim (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Nearly 4,000 people drown each year and thousands more are treated in emergency departments. This podcast discusses ways to prevent drowning.  Created: 6/21/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/21/2012.

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Learn to Swim (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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As the weather warms up, families will be heading to pools and beaches to try and beat the heat. However, drowning is among the leading causes of unintentional death worldwide. In this podcast, Dr. Julie Gilchrist discusses ways to prevent drowning.  Created: 6/21/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/21/2012.

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Sapovirus Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities

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Lore Elizabeth Lee, a clinical epidemiologist at the Oregon Public Health Division, discusses sapovirus outbreaks, testing, and treatment.  Created: 6/21/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 6/21/2012.

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Public Health Events and International Health Regulations

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Dr. Katrin Kohl, a medical officer at the CDC, discusses the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations for assessing and reporting on public health events across the world.  Created: 6/21/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 6/21/2012.

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Kids Will Be Kids (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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The use of technology while driving poses yet another risk for teenagers. This podcast discusses the importance of warning teens against texting and/or emailing while driving, and discusses other risky behavior.  Created: 6/14/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/14/2012.

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Kids Will Be Kids (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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The teenage years are times for learning, growing, and experiencing new things. However, a recent survey of high school students found many adolescents participate in behaviors or activities that increase their risk for injury, illness, or death. In this podcast, Dr. Danice Eaton discusses the importance of helping teenagers make healthy choices.  Created: 6/14/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/14/2012.

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Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Pandemic H1N1

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Dr. George Nelson, a CDC medical officer, discusses the relationship between pneumococcal pneumonia and Pandemic H1N1.  Created: 6/6/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 6/6/2012.

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Tracks: Nurses and the Tracking Network

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This podcast highlights the utility of the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network for nurses in a variety of work settings. It features commentary from the American Nurses Association and includes stories from a public health nurse in Massachusetts.  Created: 6/6/2012 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects (DEHHE)/Environmental Health Tracking Branch (EHTB).   Date Released: 6/6/2012.

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CDC 24/7: Saving Lives, Protecting People

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24/7, CDC provides health information, responds to public health emergencies and natural disasters, and monitors disease.  Created: 6/4/2012 by Office of the Associate Director of Communciation (OADC).   Date Released: 6/4/2012.

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Healthy Swimming (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Staying healthy and safe while swimming isn’t just about knowing how to swim; avoiding waterborne diseases is also a priority. Chlorine and other pool disinfectants don’t kill germs instantly. This podcast discusses how to help keep germs out of pools.  Created: 5/31/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/31/2012.

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Healthy Swimming (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Pool safety includes more than just knowing how to swim; avoiding waterborne diseases is also a priority. In this podcast, Michele Hlavsa discusses ways to avoid waterborne diseases in swimming pools.  Created: 5/31/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/31/2012.

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Protéjase la piel (Protect Your Skin) Las quemaduras solares y las medidas de protección de los adultos entre 18 y 29 años — Estados Unidos, 2000–2010 (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Protegerse la piel del sol debe ser una prioridad para usted. Este podcast habla sobre la importancia de usar un bloqueador solar de amplio espectro con un factor de protección solar o SPF de 15 o más para ayudar a reducir su riesgo de cáncer de piel.  Created: 5/17/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/29/2012.

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Seeing Straight (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Millions of Americans have undiagnosed problems with their eyes. This podcast discusses the importance of early detection of eye problems.  Created: 5/24/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/24/2012.

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Seeing Straight (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Many people don’t have their eyes checked until they have trouble seeing. As a result, millions of Americans have undiagnosed problems with their eyes. In this podcast, Dr. Xinzhi Zhang discusses the importance of having regular eye exams.  Created: 5/24/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/24/2012.

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Prevent Pneumonia

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This podcast explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.  Created: 5/21/2012 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 5/23/2012.

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Botulism

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Dr. Agam Rao, a CDC medical officer, discusses botulism.  Created: 5/16/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/17/2012.

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Protect Your Skin (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Protecting skin from the sun should be a priority. This podcast discusses the importance of using a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher helps reduce your risk of skin cancer.  Created: 5/17/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/17/2012.

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Protect Your Skin (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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As the days get warmer, many of us spend more time outside. Protecting skin from the sun should be a priority. In this podcast, Dawn Holman discusses ways to prevent skin cancer.  Created: 5/17/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/17/2012.

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Stop HPV (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is linked to nearly all cervical cancers in women and to several other cancers in both sexes. Of the nearly 34,000 HPV-associated cancers that are diagnosed each year, two-thirds occur in women. In this podcast, Dr. Meg Watson discusses HPV prevention.  Created: 5/10/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/10/2012.

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Stop HPV (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Nearly 34,000 HPV-associated cancers are diagnosed each year and two-thirds occur in women. This podcast discusses HPV prevention.  Created: 5/10/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/10/2012.

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Hit the Sack (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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If you feel tired and struggle to make it through the work day, you might not be getting enough rest. This podcast discusses the importance of getting enough sleep.  Created: 5/3/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/3/2012.

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Hit the Sack (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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If you feel tired and struggle to make it through the work day, you might not be getting enough rest. Healthy adults require seven to nine hours of sleep a day. However, a recent survey found that almost one third of US workers get six hours or less. In this podcast, Dr. Sara Luckhaupt discusses the importance of getting enough sleep.  Created: 5/3/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/3/2012.

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Flu-related Hospitalizations by Industry

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Dr. Sara Luckhaupt, a CDC medical officer, discusses which industries are most impacted by the flu.  Created: 4/30/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/2/2012.

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Rabies in Captive Deer

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Dr. Brett Petersen, a medical officer at CDC, discusses rabies in captive deer.  Created: 4/30/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/30/2012.

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Keep Your Guard Up (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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CDC recommends that children under two years of age receive vaccines to protect against 14 diseases. This podcast discusses the importance of having children vaccinated.  Created: 4/26/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/26/2012.

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Keep Your Guard Up (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Vaccination rates in the US have been at or near record highs for several years, and studies indicate that most parents are confident about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. However, recent cases of vaccine-preventable diseases indicate that we can’t let our guard down. In this podcast, Dr. Lance Rodewald discusses the importance of having children vaccinated.  Created: 4/26/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/26/2012.

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Babesiosis PSA (:60)

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This 60 second PSA describes babesiosis, a preventable and treatable tickborne disease, including the signs and symptoms of infection and ways to prevent it.  Created: 4/25/2012 by Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria.   Date Released: 4/26/2012.

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Babesiosis for Health Care Providers

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This podcast will educate health care providers on diagnosing babesiosis and providing patients at risk with tick bite prevention messages.  Created: 4/25/2012 by Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria.   Date Released: 4/25/2012.

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Taenia solium among Refugees in the United States

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Dr. Seth O’Neal, a medical epidemiologist at Oregon Health & Science University, in Portland Oregon, discusses Taenia solium among Refugees.  Created: 4/20/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/25/2012.

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Earth Day 2012: Greening Government

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This podcast describes sustainability efforts at CDC in relation to Earth Day celebrations and details agency greenhouse gas reduction strategies and successes.  Created: 4/19/2012 by Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO)/ Chief Sustainability Office (CSO).   Date Released: 4/23/2012.

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Invasive Meningococcal Men Y Disease

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Dr. Leonard Mayer, a public health microbiologist at CDC, discusses invasive meningococcal disease.  Created: 4/18/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/23/2012.

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Keeping Kids Safe (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Injuries are the leading cause of death among people 19 years and younger in the US. This podcast discusses the importance of protecting children from injuries.  Created: 4/19/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/19/2012.

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Keeping Kids Safe (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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The major concern of most parents is keeping their children safe. Unfortunately, injuries are the leading cause of death among people 19 years and younger in the US. In this podcast, Dr. Erin Parker discusses ways to prevent injuries in kids.  Created: 4/19/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/19/2012.

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Oseltamivir-Resistant Flu

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Dr. Aaron Storms, an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer at CDC, discusses his paper about oseltamivir-resistant H1N1flu.  Created: 4/13/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/17/2012.

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Dengue Fever in the United States

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Dr. Amesh Adalja, an associate at the Center for Biosecurity and clinical assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School, of Medicine, discusses dengue fever outbreaks in the United States.  Created: 4/9/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/16/2012.

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Child Injury: What You Need to Know

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This podcast is based on the April 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. Many childhood deaths and injuries are preventable, including those caused by crashes, suffocation, poisoning, drowning, fires, and falls. The podcast discusses ways to help prevent these deaths and injuries.  Created: 4/16/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/16/2012.

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