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Vital Minute podcasts are based on CDC Vital Signs, a series of MMWR reports that will announce the latest results for key public health indicators.

Vital Minute podcasts are based on CDC Vital Signs, a series of MMWR reports that will announce the latest results for key public health indicators.
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United States

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Vital Minute podcasts are based on CDC Vital Signs, a series of MMWR reports that will announce the latest results for key public health indicators.

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English


Episodes

Vital Signs-Preventing Prescription Drug Overdose

7/1/2014
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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.

Duration:00:01:15

Vital Signs-Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks

6/3/2014
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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.

Duration:00:01:15

Patients with Central Lines — What You Need to Know to Avoid a Bloodstream Infection

3/1/2011
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This podcast is based on the March, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report which indicates bloodstream infections in patients with central lines are largely preventable when healthcare providers use CDC-recommended infection control steps.

Duration:00:01:14

Cancer – What You Don't Know Can Kill You

7/23/2010
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This podcast is based on the July, 2010 CDC Vital Signs report which provides information on colorectal and breast cancer screening and the importance of early detection of disease.

Duration:00:01:19