CDC Featured Podcasts
Summary: In this podcast, Dr. Melinda Wharton discusses the differences between the two HPV vaccines licensed by the FDA and CDC recommendations for the vaccination of pre-teen girls and boys. Created: 3/4/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD). Date Released: 4/7/2010. Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts.
Collecting family history information could save your child's life. Listen to learn more about how knowing your family history information could benefit your entire family.
Aggression is no longer limited to the school yard. New forms of electronic media, such as blogs, instant messaging, chat rooms, email, text messaging, and the internet are providing new arenas for youth violence to occur.
Datos importantes sobre las infecciones por SARM en Estados Unidos, en las escuelas y los entornos médicos. (Title: Staphylococcus aureus resistente a la meticilina (SARM) Created: 10/2007)
¡Atención! Tenga precaución con alguien que haya sufrido una conmoción cerebral
As many as 3.8 million sports- and recreation-related concussions are estimated to occur in the United States each year. This podcast is a radio interview with CDC's Dr. Julie Gilchrist on the newly available “Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports” tool kit, which was developed to provide information to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.
Key facts about MRSA infections in the United States, including schools and healthcare settings.
This podcast discusses how important it is that every child receives a hearing screening as soon as possible after birth. It also gives specific ways that parents and health providers can find out if a child has a possible hearing loss and where to get further information. (Created 6/5/2007 by the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, NCBDDD).
Este podcast es una traducción fiel de la conversación original en inglés con la doctora June Holstrum y la audióloga Pam Mason, y habla sobre la importancia de hacer una prueba exploratoria de la audición a todos los bebés tan pronto como sea posible después del nacimiento. También proporciona información que puede ayudar a los padres y proveedores de salud a determinar si un niño tiene pérdida auditiva, y a encontrar recursos adicionales. (Creado el 6/5/2007 por el Programa de Detección Auditiva e Intervención Tempranas del Centro Nacional de Defectos Congénitos y Deficiencias del Desarrollo, NCBDDD).
This program demonstrates the differences of facemasks and respirators that are to be used in public settings during an influenza pandemic.
Did you know that cervical cancer rates differ by race/ethnicity and region? Or that cervical cancer can usually be prevented if precancerous cervical lesions are found by a Pap test and treated? Find out how getting regular Pap tests can save a woman's life.
Climate Change: Science, Health and the Environment Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, Director of CDC's National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, discusses the science of climate change, the potential for shifts in the natural world to affect our wellbeing, and the challenges of emerging issues in environmental health.
Every person has a stake in environmental public health. As the environment deteriorates, so does the physical and mental health of the people within it. Healthy places are those designed and built to improve the quality of life for all people who live, work, worship, learn, and play within their borders -- where every person is free to make choices amid a variety of healthy, available, accessible, and affordable options. The CDC recognizes significant health issues and places that are vital in developing the Healthy Places program and provides examples in this report.
Chemicals are a part of our daily lives, providing many products and modern conveniences. With more than three decades of experience, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been in the forefront of efforts to protect and assess people's exposure to environmental and hazardous chemicals. This report provides information about hazardous chemicals and useful tips on how to protect you and your family from harmful exposure.
The air we breathe and the water we drink are both vital components of our health. Nevertheless, bacteria, pollutants, and other contaminates can alter life-giving air and water into health-threatening hazards. Learn about how scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention work to protect the public from air and water-related health risks.
Learn how to evaluate people for latent TB infection with the Mantoux tuberculin skin test. This podcast includes sections on administering and reading the Mantoux tuberculin skin test, the standard method for detecting latent TB infection since the 1930s.