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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

CDC Vital Signs–Opioid Prescribing

7/6/2017
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This podcast 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.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Legionnaires’ Disease

6/6/2017
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This podcast is based on the June 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Legionnaires’ disease is a serious, often deadly lung infection. People most commonly get it by breathing in water droplets containing Legionella germs. Learn how to prevent infections from Legionella.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–African American Health

5/2/2017
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This podcast is based on the May 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. The life expectancy of African Americans has improved, but it’s still an average of four years less than whites. Learn what can be done so all Americans can have the opportunity to pursue a healthy lifestyle.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Zika Virus: Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies

4/4/2017
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This podcast is based on the April 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects. Learn how to protect babies from Zika-related health conditions.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Arthritis in America

3/8/2017
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This podcast is based on the March 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Many adults in the United States have arthritis. Learn how to reduce the pain of arthritis, as well as manage the condition.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Too Loud for Too Long!

2/8/2017
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This podcast is based on the February 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Being around too much loud noise—like a leaf blower or rock concert—can cause permanent hearing loss. Learn how to prevent hearing loss.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Native Americans With Diabetes

1/11/2017
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This podcast is based on the January 2017 CDC Vital Signs report. Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure and Native Americans have a greater chance of having diabetes than any other racial group in the U.S. Learn how to manage your diabetes to delay or prevent kidney failure.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–HIV and Injection Drug Use

11/30/2016
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This podcast is based on the December 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. Sharing needles, syringes, and other injection equipment puts you at risk for getting HIV and other infections, including hepatitis. Learn how to reduce your HIV risk.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Cancer and Tobacco Use

11/11/2016
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This podcast is based on the November 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. There is a long list of cancers linked to tobacco use, the leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths. Learn more here.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Dental Sealants Prevent Cavities

10/18/2016
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This podcast is based on the October 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. Dental sealants, applied soon after a child's permanent molars come in, can protect against cavities for up to nine years. Applying sealants in schools for low-income children could save millions in dental treatment costs.

Duration: 00:01:14


CDC Vital Signs–Think Sepsis. Time Matters.

8/23/2016
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This podcast is based on the August 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. Sepsis is a medical emergency and can happen quickly. Learn the signs of sepsis and how to prevent it.

Duration: 00:01:14


Vital Signs-Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

1/6/2015
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This podcast is based on the January 2015 CDC Vital Signs report. In the United States, an average of six people die every day from alcohol poisoning. Learn what you can do to prevent binge drinking and alcohol poisoning.

Duration: 00:01:15


Vital Signs-HIV Care Saves Lives: Viral Suppression is Key

11/25/2014
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This podcast is based on the December 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. For people living with HIV, Viral suppression is critical. By getting tested and taking HIV medicines, individuals living with HIV can achieve very low levels of HIV in the body.

Duration: 00:01:15


Vital Signs-Cervical Cancer is Preventable!

11/5/2014
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This podcast is based on the November 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Every visit to a doctor or nurse is an opportunity to prevent cervical cancer. Women can get a Pap test and HPV test to help prevent cervical cancer and adolescent boys and girls can get the HPV vaccination series to help prevent cervical and other cancers.

Duration: 00:01:15


Vital Signs-Motor Vehicle Crash Injuries

10/7/2014
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This podcast is based on the October 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Motor vehicle crashes are costly and preventable. Learn what can be done to help prevent motor vehicle injuries.

Duration: 00:01:15


Vital Signs-Reducing Sodium in Children’s Diets

9/9/2014
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This podcast is based on the September 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Many children in the U.S. eat more sodium than recommended and one in six has elevated blood pressure. Learn what you can do to lower sodium intake.

Duration: 00:01:15


Vital Signs-Children Need More Fruits and Vegetables!

8/5/2014
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This podcast is based on the August 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Children in the U.S. aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables. Learn what you can do to impact this problem.

Duration: 00:01:15


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


Vital Signs-Physical Activity and Adults with Disabilities

5/6/2014
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This podcast is based on the May 2014 CDC Vital Signs report. Adults with disabilities who get no aerobic physical activity are 50 percent more likely to have heart disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer. Learn what you can do to help.

Duration: 00:01:15

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