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.
When newborn screening started in the U.S. 50 years ago, many questioned whether it was even possible to test every baby born in every state. Today, all states screen babies for at least 29 disorders that can be detected through laboratory testing. In this podcast, Dr. Carla Cuthbert talks about CDC’s Newborn Screening Quality Assurance Program and the role laboratories play in keeping babies healthy.
Dr. Aron Hall, a CDC epidemiologist specializing in noroviruses, discusses six tips to help prevent the spread of norovirus.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious illness that mainly affects children under five. In this podcast, Dr. Eileen Schneider talks about the symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease, how it spreads, and ways to help protect yourself and your children from getting infected with the virus.
This documentary short chronicles the hard work behind folic acid fortification in the United States and its positive effects on the health and well-being of so many children and families.
Research shows that when students eat healthy and are more physically active, they do better in school. With CDC’s help, communities nationwide are putting this research into practice, inside and outside the classroom, 365 days a year. Tune in to this podcast to hear specific steps that communities in Chicago and San Diego are taking to turn their schools into places where students not only learn the importance of eating healthier and being more physically active but, in fact, practice it.
Varios estudios han demostrado que cuando estudiantes comen saludable y son más físicamente activos, sacan mejores calificaciones en la escuela. Con el soporte del CDC, comunidades a escala nacional están poniendo en práctica los resultados de este estudio. Aprende más sobre que las comunidades como Chicago y San Diego están implementando para ayudar a las escuelas ser el lugar donde estudiantes no solo aprenden la importancia de comer una dieta nutritiva y ser más activos, pero también comen más saludable y mueven más.
A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.
Physical inactivity is one factor that contributes to the steady rise in rates of obesity, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. This podcast gives information and resources to help make your community a place that makes healthy living easier.
Wes Studi, Hollywood actor, highlights the wisdom of cultural knowledge to promote health and prevent type 2 diabetes.
In this podcast, learn about reducing sodium intake by knowing what to eat and the main sources of sodium in the diet. It's important for a healthy lifestyle.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, causes cold-like symptoms but can be serious for infants and older adults. In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Eileen Schneider discusses this common virus and offers tips to prevent its spread.
In this podcast, Brad Myers, Director of the Division of Communication Services, talks with Asad Islam, who leads the Epi Info™ team at CDC, about Epi Info's new tools.
Tour CDC’s insectary with Sofi, a young host, and learn from CDC researchers about mosquitoes and insecticide resistance.
In this podcast, CDC’s Dr. Joyanna Wendt and Janice Izlar, President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, discuss safe injection practices and how critical they are to patient safety. The discussion includes clarification of myths, guidelines for safely giving injections, and a website for additional resources, including a checklist, toolkits, and brochures.
Community Health Workers in Native American and Latino communities help bridge the gap between communities and the health care system.