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A weekly podcast series from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR.

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A weekly podcast series from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR.

    Shots for Expectant Moms (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Shots for Expectant Moms (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    For an expectant mother, taking care of her developing baby means taking care of herself, including ensuring that she gets vaccinated. Whooping cough and flu vaccines are routinely recommended during every pregnancy. If you're pregnant or planning to become pregnant, talk to your health care provider about when you should get vaccinated.

    • 3 Min.
    Hypertensive Kids (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Hypertensive Kids (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    We usually think of hypertension, or high blood pressure, as a problem for adults, but it can begin in childhood. When it does, it can result in serious health problems later in life. In this podcast, Dr. Sandra Jackson discusses the dangers of hypertension in adolescents.

    • 3 Min.
    Be Cool (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Be Cool (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Exposure to high temperatures during the warmer months can result in heat-related illnesses. In this podcast, Dr. Brenda Jacklitsch discusses the dangers of becoming overheated while working and what employers can do to keep workers safe.

    • 4 Min.
    Keep Your Head in the Game (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Keep Your Head in the Game (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    High school sports provide both exercise and memories, but there are risks involved. In 2017, approximately one in six high school students reported a sports- or physical activity-related concussion. In this podcast, Dr. Lara DePadilla discusses the importance of preventing, recognizing, and managing concussions.

    • 4 Min.
    Youth and Tobacco (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Youth and Tobacco (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Preventing tobacco use early in life decreases the chances a person will suffer from tobacco-related disease as an adult. In this podcast, Dr. Teresa Wang discusses how important it is for parents, teachers, and others who influence young people, to emphasize the dangers of tobacco and discourage use of any form.

    • 3 Min.
    Avoiding Swimming Sickness (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Avoiding Swimming Sickness (A Cup of Health with CDC)

    Pools, water parks, and other recreational water venues are popular places to relax and stay cool, but they can be sources of serious illness. In this podcast, Ashley Andujar discusses ways to stay safe while going swimming this summer.

    • 3 Min.

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