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This series contains podcasts related to CDC's online journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

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This series contains podcasts related to CDC's online journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

    Obesity Among U.S. High School Students

    Obesity Among U.S. High School Students

    Listen as Edward Hu, winner of PCD's 2018 Student Research Paper Contest in the high school category, talks about his recently published research, which looks at obesity among high school students in the United States.

    • 5 min
    Tobacco and Alcohol on Television

    Tobacco and Alcohol on Television

    Listen as Brittney Keller-Hamilton, winner of PCD's 2018 Student Research Paper Contest in the doctoral category, talks about her recently published research, which looks the frequency of tobacco and alcohol use in adolescents' favorite TV shows and examines whether the rates of tobacco and alcohol use differed by the show's parental rating.

    • 6 min
    Estimating Mammography Program Use

    Estimating Mammography Program Use

    In this podcast interview, Calla Holzahauser, winner of PCD's 2018 Student Research Paper Contest in the graduate category, talks about her recently published research, which estimates the number of women in South Dakota who will participate in a free breast cancer screening program from 2017 through 2022.

    • 4 min
    Education's Role in Improving Arthritis Symptoms Among Latino Adults

    Education's Role in Improving Arthritis Symptoms Among Latino Adults

    Listen as Leigha Vilen, winner of PCD's 2018 Student Research Paper Contest in the undergraduate category, talks about her recently published research, which looked at the education level and health status of Latino adults with arthritis participating in a walking program in North Carolina.

    • 6 min
    Patterns and Trends in Cancer Screening

    Patterns and Trends in Cancer Screening

    Listen as Dr. Ingrid Hall, an epidemiologist with CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, talks about her team's recently published research, which examine the prevalence of cancer screening reported in 2015 by U.S. adults.

    • 5 min
    Public Libraries as Partners in Health

    Public Libraries as Partners in Health

    Listen as Eliza Whiteman, PhD, discusses her research, which documents and reinforces the evidence that public libraries can be an integral partner in public health.

    • 6 min

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