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A weekly podcast series from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR.

A weekly podcast series from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR.
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United States

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A weekly podcast series from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR.

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English


Episodes

Teens Need Vaccines (A Cup of Health with CDC)

8/23/2018
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Several shots are recommended for adolescents to prevent serious diseases later in life. In this podcast, Dr. Tanja Walker discusses the importance of keeping adolescents up-to-date on recommended vaccines.

Duration:00:04:02

Managing Arthritis (A Cup of Health with CDC)

10/19/2017
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Arthritis is a common chronic condition among Americans. As the population ages, the number of people with this condition is expected to increase dramatically. In this podcast, Dr. Jennifer Hootman discusses the importance of early diagnosis and management of arthritis.

Duration:00:03:24

Healthy Hands Hygiene (A Cup of Health with CDC)

10/12/2017
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Teaching young children personal hygiene can have a positive impact for a lifetime. Encouraging regular handwashing is a good start. In this podcast, Dr. Vincent Hill discusses the importance of regular handwashing.

Duration:00:04:15

Hepatitis Prevention (A Cup of Health with CDC)

7/27/2017
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Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that’s usually caused by a virus. It can result in chronic illness and even death. In this podcast, Dr. Francisco Averhoff discusses hepatitis.

Duration:00:03:30

Breastfeeding is Best (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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.

Duration:00:04:09

Take a Walk (A Cup of Health with CDC)

6/29/2017
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Regular physical activity is important for maintaining good health. One activity that’s easy and readily available to most people is walking. In this podcast, Dr. Emily Ussery discusses the health benefits of walking.

Duration:00:04:31

Pain Management (A Cup of Health with CDC)

6/8/2017
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Arthritis is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States. Unfortunately, as the population ages, it’s only expected to increase. In this podcast, Dr. Jennifer Hootman discusses ways to manage the pain of arthritis.

Duration:00:03:31

Safe Swimming (A Cup of Health with CDC)

6/1/2017
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Swimmers can take simple steps to help protect themselves and others from germs that can spread in the water and cause illness. In this podcast Michele Hlavsa discusses ways to stay healthy while swimming.

Duration:00:02:35

New to the Road (A Cup of Health with CDC)

5/11/2017
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Getting a driver’s license is often a landmark occasion in a young person’s life. For these new drivers, learning to operate a car safely and responsibly can be a matter of life or death. In this podcast Dr. Erica Spies discusses ways to improve safety on the road, particularly for new drivers.

Duration:00:04:25

Help for Infertility (A Cup of Health with CDC)

4/27/2017
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For many couples, having a child is a shared dream. Unfortunately, fertility problems can shatter that dream. In this podcast, Dr. Sheree Boulet discusses of infertility.

Duration:00:03:41

Rest Easy (A Cup of Health with CDC)

4/20/2017
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The amount of sleep we need each day depends on our age. Sufficient sleep is critical for maintaining good health. In this podcast, Dr. Anne Wheaton discusses the importance of getting enough sleep every day.

Duration:00:04:50

Excessive Alcohol Use Can Be a Problem (A Cup of Health with CDC)

3/30/2017
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Excessive alcohol consumption can result in severe health, social, and financial problems. In this podcast Dr. Lela McKnight-Eily discusses the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption.

Duration:00:04:03

Stay in Motion (A Cup of Health with CDC)

3/9/2017
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Regular physical activity can help relieve the pain and discomfort of arthritis, but many believe that activity will make their pain worse. Arthritis is one of the most common diseases in the United States. In this podcast, Dr. Charles Helmick discusses arthritis.

Duration:00:02:42

Healthy Kidneys (A Cup of Health with CDC)

3/2/2017
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Kidneys that function properly are critical for maintaining good health, however, more than one in seven American adults have kidney disease and most aren’t aware of their condition. In this podcast, Nilka Rios Burrows discusses the importance of maintaining healthy kidneys.

Duration:00:04:14

Keep it Ticking (A Cup of Health with CDC)

2/16/2017
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Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, accounting for one in four deaths each year. Many of these could have been prevented through simple lifestyle changes. In this podcast, Booker Daniels discusses the importance of maintaining a healthy heart.

Duration:00:03:51

Curb the Colas (A Cup of Health with CDC)

2/9/2017
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Hanging out and having a soda with friends is an iconic part of teenage life in America. But, consumed in excess, sugar-sweetened beverages can lead to serious health problems. In this podcast, Dr. Gabrielle Miller discusses the dangers of consuming too many sugary drinks.

Duration:00:02:18

Healthy Hearing (A Cup of Health with CDC)

2/9/2017
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Nearly one in four adults who think they have good hearing already have hearing loss. In this podcast, John Eichwald discusses ways to prevent hearing loss.

Duration:00:04:27

Curb the Colas (A Cup of Health with CDC)

2/2/2017
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Hanging out and having a soda with friends is an iconic part of teenage life in America. But, consumed in excess, sugar-sweetened beverages can lead to serious health problems. In this podcast, Dr. Gabrielle Miller discusses the dangers of consuming too many sugary drinks.

Duration:00:03:18

Having Healthy Babies (A Cup of Health with CDC)

1/19/2017
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Most babies in the United States are born perfectly healthy. However, a small percentage are born with birth defects, and these conditions account for one of every five infant deaths in the United States. In this podcast, Dr. Sarah Tinker discusses ways for women to improve their chances of having a healthy baby.

Duration:00:03:04

Successful Quitting (A Cup of Health with CDC)

1/12/2017
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Quitting smoking is a major challenge for many people. Seeking help and using proven techniques can improve your chances of quitting for good. In this podcast, Steve Babb discusses ways to successfully quit smoking.

Duration:00:05:04