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