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.

https://tools.cdc.gov/podcasts/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1m. Bisher sind 88 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Binge Drinking – Nationwide Problem, Local Solutions


This podcast is based on the January 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. One in six adults binge drinks about four times a month. It's a problem nationwide but community-based strategies, such as reducing access to alcohol and increasing the price, can prevent binge drinking.


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 2012-01-03  1m
 
 

New Hope for Stopping HIV - Testing and Medical Care Save Lives


This podcast is based on the December 2011 CDC Vital Signs report, "HIV Prevention through Care and Treatment" that shares new hope for preventing HIV and improving the health of people with HIV.


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 2011-11-29  1m
 
 

Prescription Painkiller Overdoses in the U.S. – What You Need to Know


This podcast is based on the November, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have skyrocketed in the past decade. Every year, nearly 15,000 people die from these overdoses—more than those who die from heroin and cocaine combined. Learn the steps you can take to prevent an overdose.


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 2011-11-01  1m
 
 

Drinking and Driving – What You Need to Know


This podcast is based on the October, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Drinking and driving is still a serious problem. Crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers kill nearly 11,000 people each year. If you’re drinking, designate a non-drinking driver before you start, call a cab, or get a ride home. Also, always wear your seat belt. Seat belts reduce the risk of serious injuries and death in a crash by 50 percent.


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 2011-10-04  1m
 
 

The Tobacco Use Epidemic – What You Need to Know


This podcast is based on the September, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, and daily smokers are smoking less; however, even occasional smoking causes harm. The best option for any smoker is to quit completely. Quitting at any age has benefits, and the sooner you quit, the sooner your body can begin to heal.


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 2011-09-06  1m
 
 

Childhood Obesity – Prevention Begins with Breastfeeding


This podcast is based on the August, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Childhood obesity is an epidemic in the US. Breastfeeding can help prevent obesity, but one in three moms stop without hospital support. About 95% of hospitals lack policies that fully support breastfeeding moms. Hospitals need to do more to help moms start and continue breastfeeding.


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 2011-08-02  1m
 
 

Colorectal Cancer - What You Need to Know


This podcast is based on the July, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Colorectal cancer kills about 50,000 men and women every year. Screening can save lives! Screening can find abnormal growths so they can be removed before turning into cancer, and can find the cancer early, when it's easiest to treat. If you're over 50, talk to your doctor about getting screened for colorectal cancer.


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 2011-07-05  1m
 
 

Making Food Safer to Eat - What You Need to Know


This podcast is based on the June, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. One in six Americans gets sick from eating contaminated food each year. To reduce your risk, remember to clean, separate, cook, and chill.


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 2011-06-07  1m
 
 

Asthma – What You Need to Know


This podcast is based on the May, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Children and adults can have asthma and attacks can be frightening. To help control asthma, know the warning signs of an attack, stay away from asthma triggers, and follow your health care provider's advice.


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 2011-05-03  1m
 
 

Teen Pregnancy — What You Need to Know


This podcast is based on the April, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Having a child during the teen years comes at a high cost to the young mother, her child, and the community. Get tips to help break the cycle of teen pregnancy.


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 2011-04-05  1m