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Dr. Jordan Tappero, a CDC senior advisor on global health, discusses the state of global health security.  

Global Health Security

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Dr. Jordan Tappero, a CDC senior advisor on global health, discusses the state of global health security.  Created: 9/21/2017 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Center for Global Health (CGH).   Date Released: 9/21/2017.

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When rain or flood waters get into your building, take steps to prevent mold growth.  

Preventing Mold After a Disaster

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When rain or flood waters get into your building, take steps to prevent mold growth.  Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System.   Date Released: 10/22/2007.

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As the cleanup process begins after a natural disaster, there may be areas of flooding. Watch your children to prevent them from playing in or around flood water.  

Keep Children Safe From Drowning in Flooded Areas

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As the cleanup process begins after a natural disaster, there may be areas of flooding. Watch your children to prevent them from playing in or around flood water.  Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System.   Date Released: 10/22/2007.

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After a hurricane, stay away from damaged buildings until building inspectors say it’s safe to enter.  

Staying Safe Around Buildings Damaged After a Disaster

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After a hurricane, stay away from damaged buildings until building inspectors say it’s safe to enter.  Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System.   Date Released: 10/26/2007.

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After a natural disaster, it is normal to feel sad, mad, or guilty—you may have lost a great deal.  

Coping With Depression and Thoughts of Suicide After a Disaster

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After a natural disaster, it is normal to feel sad, mad, or guilty—you may have lost a great deal.  Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System.   Date Released: 11/30/2007.

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If your home was flooded, look for signs that your appliances have gotten wet. Throw away wet or flooded appliances to protect from shock and fire.  

What to Do If Your Appliances Are Wet After a Disaster

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If your home was flooded, look for signs that your appliances have gotten wet. Throw away wet or flooded appliances to protect from shock and fire.  Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System.   Date Released: 7/30/2008.

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If you must use a chain saw, follow the instructions to be safe. Wear a hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, thick work gloves, chaps, and boots.  

Preventing Chain Saw Injuries After a Disaster

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If you must use a chain saw, follow the instructions to be safe. Wear a hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, thick work gloves, chaps, and boots.  Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System.   Date Released: 9/24/2008.

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School health services reduce absenteeism and improve academic achievement according to research. If you have school-aged children, you’ll want to listen to this podcast to learn more about healthy school environments and the link between health and academic achievement.  

School Health Services

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School health services reduce absenteeism and improve academic achievement according to research. If you have school-aged children, you’ll want to listen to this podcast to learn more about healthy school environments and the link between health and academic achievement.  Created: 9/13/2017 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 9/13/2017.

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Dan Lewer, a public health registrar in England, discusses an increase in infections related to opiate injections in the U.K.  

Opiate Injection Site Infections--19 years in the UK

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Dan Lewer, a public health registrar in England, discusses an increase in infections related to opiate injections in the U.K.  Created: 9/6/2017 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 9/6/2017.

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This podcast is based on the September 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Each year, more than 140,000 people die and many survivors face disability. Eighty percent of strokes are preventable. Learn the signs of stroke and how to prevent them.  

CDC Vital Signs–Preventing Stroke Deaths

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This podcast is based on the September 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Each year, more than 140,000 people die and many survivors face disability. Eighty percent of strokes are preventable. Learn the signs of stroke and how to prevent them.  Created: 9/6/2017 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/6/2017.

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de septiembre del 2017 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Cada año, más de 140 000 personas mueren y muchos sobrevivientes quedan con discapacidades. El ochenta por ciento de los accidentes cerebrovasculares son prevenibles. Conozca los signos de un accidente cerebrovascular y sepa cómo prevenirlo.  

Signos Vitales de los CDC–Prevención de muertes por accidentes cerebrovasculares (Preventing Stroke Deaths)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de septiembre del 2017 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Cada año, más de 140 000 personas mueren y muchos sobrevivientes quedan con discapacidades. El ochenta por ciento de los accidentes cerebrovasculares son prevenibles. Conozca los signos de un accidente cerebrovascular y sepa cómo prevenirlo.  Created: 9/6/2017 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/6/2017.

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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.  

Preventing Stroke Deaths 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: 9/6/2017 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/6/2017.

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Dr. Shelley Deeks, chief of communicable diseases at Public Health Ontario, discusses a measles outbreak in Canada.  

Unique Measles Virus in Canada

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Dr. Shelley Deeks, chief of communicable diseases at Public Health Ontario, discusses a measles outbreak in Canada.  Created: 8/24/2017 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/24/2017.

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Being ready for emergencies is a good policy to live by because disasters can occur at any time. This podcast discusses the importance of preparing for emergencies and disasters.  

Be Prepared (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Being ready for emergencies is a good policy to live by because disasters can occur at any time. This podcast discusses the importance of preparing for emergencies and disasters.  Created: 9/21/2017 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/21/2017.

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Eighty percent of Americans live in counties that have been hit with a weather-related disaster since 2007. Part of the preparation is understanding the kinds of disasters you’re likely to face. In this podcast, Dr. Dan Sosin discusses the importance of preparing for emergencies and disasters.  

Be Prepared (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Eighty percent of Americans live in counties that have been hit with a weather-related disaster since 2007. Part of the preparation is understanding the kinds of disasters you’re likely to face. In this podcast, Dr. Dan Sosin discusses the importance of preparing for emergencies and disasters.  Created: 9/21/2017 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/21/2017.

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