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This series contains podcasts realted to CDC’s online journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

This series contains podcasts realted to CDC’s online journal Preventing Chronic Disease.
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United States

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This series contains podcasts realted to CDC’s online journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

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English


Episodes

Obesity Among U.S. High School Students

11/8/2018
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Listen as Edward Hu, winner of PCD's 2018 Student Research Paper Contest in the high school category, talks about his recently published research, which looks at obesity among high school students in the United States.

Duration:00:06:42

Tobacco and Alcohol on Television

11/1/2018
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Listen as Brittney Keller-Hamilton, winner of PCD's 2018 Student Research Paper Contest in the doctoral category, talks about her recently published research, which looks the frequency of tobacco and alcohol use in adolescents' favorite TV shows and examines whether the rates of tobacco and alcohol use differed by the show's parental rating.

Duration:00:06:06

Estimating Mammography Program Use

10/25/2018
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In this podcast interview, Calla Holzahauser, winner of PCD's 2018 Student Research Paper Contest in the graduate category, talks about her recently published research, which estimates the number of women in South Dakota who will participate in a free breast cancer screening program from 2017 through 2022.

Duration:00:04:34

Public Libraries as Partners in Health

5/24/2018
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Listen as Eliza Whiteman, PhD, discusses her research, which documents and reinforces the evidence that public libraries can be an integral partner in public health.

Duration:00:06:39

Consequences of Inadequate Physical Activity

3/27/2018
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Listen as CDC Epidemiologist Susan Carlson, PhD, talks about her research, which estimates the percentage of US deaths attributed to inadequate levels of physical activity.

Duration:00:05:02

What Drives Health Professionals to Tweet About the HPV Vaccine?

2/20/2018
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This podcast features Philip Massey, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor at Drexel University and one of the authors of a recent study that looks at what motivates health professionals to tweet about the HPV vaccine. Philip answers questions about his research and what impact social media can have on public health and health care communication.

Duration:00:06:22

Are U.S. Schools Filling the Gap With Programs that Promote Weight Stigma?

12/21/2017
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In this edition of PCD Sound Bites, author Erica Kenney, ScD, answers questions about her study, which looked at how frequently U.S. schools used evidence-based obesity prevention programs and how often schools implement programs that may unintentionally worsen weight stigma among students.

Duration:00:09:05

Helping Nevada School Children Become Sun Smart

11/28/2017
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This podcast features Christine Thompson, Community Programs Manager at the Nevada Cancer Coalition, and author of a recent study detailing a school-based program to help Nevada school children establish healthy sun safety habits and decrease UV exposure. Christine answers questions about her research and what impact her what impact the program had on children's skin health.

Duration:00:07:23

Public-Private Partnerships in Chronic Disease Prevention-Part 5

4/6/2009
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This podcast is the fifth of a seven part series discussing public health partnerships with the private sector. In this segment, CDC's Elizabeth Majestic and University of North Carolina's Gene Matthews talk about how the economic downturn will increase the demands on public heath.

Duration:00:05:17