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Dr. Stephen Hadler, deputy director for the Division of Bacterial Diseases at CDC, discusses a hepatitis B vaccination program in China.  

Decades of Hepatitis B Vaccination in China

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Dr. Stephen Hadler, deputy director for the Division of Bacterial Diseases at CDC, discusses a hepatitis B vaccination program in China.  Created: 7/19/2017 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 7/19/2017.

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Dr. Kristy Murray, an associate professor in pediatrics and assistant dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, discusses increased cases of typhus in southern Texas.  

Typhus in Texas

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Dr. Kristy Murray, an associate professor in pediatrics and assistant dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, discusses increased cases of typhus in southern Texas.  Created: 7/6/2017 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 7/6/2017.

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This podcast is based on the July 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Higher opioid prescribing puts patients at risk for addiction and overdose. Learn what can be done about this serious problem.  

CDC Vital Signs–Opioid Prescribing

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This podcast is based on the July 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Higher opioid prescribing puts patients at risk for addiction and overdose. Learn what can be done about this serious problem.  Created: 7/6/2017 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/6/2017.

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de Signos Vitales de los CDC de julio del 2017. La mayor prescripción de opioides pone a los pacientes en riesgo de adicción y sobredosis. Sepa lo que se puede hacer acerca de este grave problema.  

Signos Vitales de los CDC–La prescripción de opioides (Opioid Prescribing)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de Signos Vitales de los CDC de julio del 2017. La mayor prescripción de opioides pone a los pacientes en riesgo de adicción y sobredosis. Sepa lo que se puede hacer acerca de este grave problema.  Created: 7/6/2017 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/6/2017.

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the July 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Higher opioid prescribing puts patients at risk for addiction and overdose. Learn what can be done about this serious problem.  

Opioid Prescribing PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the July 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Higher opioid prescribing puts patients at risk for addiction and overdose. Learn what can be done about this serious problem.  Created: 7/6/2017 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 7/6/2017.

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Dr. de St. Maurice, a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer, discusses hantavirus.  

Two Decades of Hantavirus

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Dr. de St. Maurice, a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer, discusses hantavirus.  Created: 6/29/2017 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 6/29/2017.

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As a pregnant woman, you may have questions about Zika. Learn more about what Zika is, what it means for pregnant women, and how you can protect your pregnancy.  

Zika and Pregnancy: What Pregnant Women Need to Know

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As a pregnant woman, you may have questions about Zika. Learn more about what Zika is, what it means for pregnant women, and how you can protect your pregnancy.  Created: 6/13/2016 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 6/13/2016.

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Si está embarazada, es posible que tenga algunas preguntas sobre el zika. Obtenga más información sobre el zika, lo que significa para las mujeres embarazadas y cómo puede protegerse durante el embarazo.  

El zika y el embarazo: Lo que deben saber las mujeres embarazadas (Zika and Pregnancy: What Pregnant Women Need to Know)

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Si está embarazada, es posible que tenga algunas preguntas sobre el zika. Obtenga más información sobre el zika, lo que significa para las mujeres embarazadas y cómo puede protegerse durante el embarazo.  Created: 7/21/2016 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 7/21/2016.

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the dangers of mosquito bites and how to prevent getting them.  

Mosquito Bites are Bad!

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the dangers of mosquito bites and how to prevent getting them.  Created: 8/11/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/11/2016.

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Learn about the basics of Zika virus disease.  

CDC Zika Update: Zika Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Learn about the basics of Zika virus disease.  Created: 8/9/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/9/2016.

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Mosquitoes can carry viruses, like West Nile and Zika. In this podcast, Mr. Hubbard teaches his neighbors, the Smith family, ways to help reduce the number of mosquitoes inside their home.  

Controlling Mosquitoes Indoors

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Mosquitoes can carry viruses, like West Nile and Zika. In this podcast, Mr. Hubbard teaches his neighbors, the Smith family, ways to help reduce the number of mosquitoes inside their home.  Created: 8/23/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/23/2016.

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Mosquitoes can carry viruses, like West Nile, Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. In this podcast, Mr. Hubbard will teach you and his neighbor, Laura, ways to help reduce the number of mosquitoes outside your home. Tips include eliminating areas of standing water where mosquitoes lay eggs and using larvicides to kill young mosquitoes.  

Controlling Mosquitoes Outside

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Mosquitoes can carry viruses, like West Nile, Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. In this podcast, Mr. Hubbard will teach you and his neighbor, Laura, ways to help reduce the number of mosquitoes outside your home. Tips include eliminating areas of standing water where mosquitoes lay eggs and using larvicides to kill young mosquitoes.  Created: 8/9/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/9/2016.

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Los mosquitos pueden portar virus como el del Nilo Occidental o del Zika. En este podcast, Don Francisco le muestra a sus vecinos formas en las que pueden reducir el número de mosquitos dentro de su casa.  

Cómo controlar los mosquitos en interiores (Controlling Mosquitoes Indoors)

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Los mosquitos pueden portar virus como el del Nilo Occidental o del Zika. En este podcast, Don Francisco le muestra a sus vecinos formas en las que pueden reducir el número de mosquitos dentro de su casa.  Created: 8/23/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/23/2016.

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Los mosquitos pueden transmitir virus como el del zika. En este podcast, el Sr. Francisco le enseñará a usted y a su vecina Adriana diferentes maneras para ayudar a reducir la cantidad de mosquitos fuera de su casa. Los consejos incluyen eliminar áreas de agua estancada donde los mosquitos ponen sus huevos, usar larvicidas para matar mosquitos jóvenes, y reparar grietas y cubrir las ventilaciones de los pozos sépticos. También aprenderá cómo se usan los aviones que ayudan a rociar insecticida para los mosquitos.  

Controle los mosquitos que están en el exterior (Controlling Mosquitoes Outside)

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Los mosquitos pueden transmitir virus como el del zika. En este podcast, el Sr. Francisco le enseñará a usted y a su vecina Adriana diferentes maneras para ayudar a reducir la cantidad de mosquitos fuera de su casa. Los consejos incluyen eliminar áreas de agua estancada donde los mosquitos ponen sus huevos, usar larvicidas para matar mosquitos jóvenes, y reparar grietas y cubrir las ventilaciones de los pozos sépticos. También aprenderá cómo se usan los aviones que ayudan a rociar insecticida para los mosquitos.  Created: 7/11/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 7/11/2016.

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In 2009, novel influenza A H1N1 virus infection in two children from southern California was first identified. This marked the beginning of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. MMWR was the first scientific publication to break the news of these cases and went on to publish critical findings from the pandemic. In this podcast, Dr. Dan Jernigan discusses this historic public health event.  

Defining Moments in MMWR History: Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Infection in Two Children, Southern California, March-April 2009

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In 2009, novel influenza A H1N1 virus infection in two children from southern California was first identified. This marked the beginning of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. MMWR was the first scientific publication to break the news of these cases and went on to publish critical findings from the pandemic. In this podcast, Dr. Dan Jernigan discusses this historic public health event.  Created: 7/17/2017 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/17/2017.

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Breast milk provides the ideal combination of vitamins and nutrients a  growing infant needs. This podcast discusses the benefits of breastfeeding.  

Breastfeeding is Best (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Breast milk provides the ideal combination of vitamins and nutrients a growing infant needs. This podcast discusses the benefits of breastfeeding.  Created: 7/13/2017 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/13/2017.

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Proper nutrition is critical for the early growth and development of a newborn. The best way to feed a baby is breastfeeding. In this podcast, Dr. Erica Anstey discusses the benefits of breastfeeding.  

Breastfeeding is Best (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Proper nutrition is critical for the early growth and development of a newborn. The best way to feed a baby is breastfeeding. In this podcast, Dr. Erica Anstey discusses the benefits of breastfeeding.  Created: 7/13/2017 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/13/2017.

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