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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


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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


Be Prepared (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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.

Duration: 00:05:41


Vaccines Aren’t Just for Babies (A Cup of Health with CDC)

8/31/2017
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Most vaccines are given to infants and young children, but there are three recommended for adolescents. In this podcast, Tanja Walker discusses the importance of ensuring your older children are up-to-date on their vaccines.

Duration: 00:03:18


Rehab for the Heart (A Cup of Health with CDC)

8/24/2017
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Each year, nearly 790,000 adults in the U.S. suffer a heart attack. For a third of these, it’s not their first. Cardiac rehabilitation could have prevented many of these. In this podcast, Dr. Fleetwood Loustalot discusses the importance of getting cardiac rehab after a heart attack.

Duration: 00:04:40


Proper Lens Care (A Cup of Health with CDC)

8/17/2017
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Wearing contact lenses is a convenient way to improve vision without having to wear glasses. But unlike glasses, improper care and maintenance of lenses can result in severe eye problems, including blindness. In this podcast, Dr. Jennifer Cope discusses the importance of proper lens hygiene and maintenance.

Duration: 00:03:29


Epilepsy Awareness (A Cup of Health with CDC)

8/10/2017
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Epilepsy is a brain disorder that leads to recurring seizures. In this podcast, Rosemarie Kobau discusses the signs of and treatment for epilepsy.

Duration: 00:06:10


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


Teens and Tobacco (A Cup of Health with CDC)

6/15/2017
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Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, and most tobacco product use begins during adolescence. In this podcast, Dr. Andrea Gentzke discusses ways to keep young people from using tobacco products.

Duration: 00:03:35


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


Act F.A.S.T. (A Cup of Health with CDC)

5/18/2017
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Early intervention is key to preventing or treating many health problems. That’s especially true with a stroke. In this podcast, Dr. Mary George discusses the importance of getting immediate medical care for a stroke.

Duration: 00:03:43


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

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