CDC Vital Minute

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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1m. Bisher sind 88 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Wochen
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CDC Vital Signs-ADHD in Young Children: What You Should Know


This podcast is based on the May 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. For children ages two to five who have ADHD, behavior therapy is recommended before prescribing medicine. This therapy teaches parents ways to improve their child’s behavior and can work as well as medicine, without the risk of side effects.


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 2016-05-03  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Zika and Pregnancy: What You Should Know


This podcast is based on the April 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. A pregnant woman who is infected with Zika virus can pass it to her fetus which is linked to microcephaly, a serious birth defect. This podcast discusses how to protect yourself from Zika virus.


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 2016-04-01  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Protect Patients from Antibiotic Resistance


This podcast is based on the March 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. Patients can get serious healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, while receiving medical treatment in a healthcare facility. Learn how to prevent healthcare-associated infections.


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 2016-03-03  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Alcohol and Pregnancy: Why Take the Risk?


This podcast is based on the February 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. More than three million women in the U.S. are at risk for exposing their developing baby to alcohol. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that can affect a child’s whole life. Learn what can be done to keep developing babies healthy.


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 2016-02-02  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-E-cigarette Ads and Youth


This podcast is based on the January 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. Most electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, contain nicotine, which is highly addictive and may harm brain development. More than 18 million middle and high school students were exposed to e-cigarette ads. Exposure to these ads may be contributing to an increase in e-cigarette use among youth. Learn what can be done to keep our youth safe and healthy.


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 2016-01-05  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV


This podcast is based on the November 24, 2015 CDC Vital Signs report. Preexposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a daily medicine that can be used to prevent getting HIV. PrEP is for people who don’t have HIV but who are at very high risk for getting it from sex or injection drug use. Unfortunately, many people who can benefit from PrEP aren’t taking it.


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 2015-11-24  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Safer Food Saves Lives


This podcast is based on the November 2015 CDC Vital Signs report. Contaminated food sent to several states can cause multistate outbreaks of foodborne illness and make a lot of people seriously ill. Learn what can be done to prevent and stop outbreaks.


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 2015-11-03  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Hospital Actions Affect Breastfeeding


This podcast is based on the October 2015 CDC Vital Signs report. Hospitals can implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding to be designated as "Baby-Friendly" and support more moms in a decision to breastfeed.


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 2015-10-06  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Heart Age


This podcast is based on the September 2015 CDC Vital Signs report. Your heart age is the age of your heart and blood vessels as a result of your risk factors for heart attack and stroke. If you smoke or have high blood pressure, your heart age will be much higher than your actual age. Learn what you can do to lower your heart age and keep it low.


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 2015-09-01  1m
 
 

CDC Vital Signs-Communication Can Save Lives


This podcast is based on the August 2015 CDC Vital Signs report. Antibiotic-resistant germs cause at least 23,000 deaths each year. Learn how public health authorities and health care facilities can work together to save lives.


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 2015-08-04  1m