CDC Grand Rounds: How Pharmacists Can Improve Our Nation’s Health

CDC Grand Rounds: How Pharmacists Can Improve Our Nation’s Health

GOOD AFTERNOON. I AM JOHN ISKANDER WELCOME TO THE OCTOBER, 2014 CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS. SPECIAL WELCOME TO THOSE JOINING US FROM OUTSIDE OF CDC AND TO THOSE WATCHING NOT LIVE BUT LATER FROM THEIR HOUSES, OFFICES, AND SCHOOLS. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROUNDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHYSICIANS, NURSES, PHARMACISTS, OF COURSE, …

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What You Need to Know About Gonorrhea

What You Need to Know About Gonorrhea

>>Dr. Monica Patton: Hello, I am Dr. Monica Patton from the Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gonorrhea is a very common sexually transmitted disease or STD. In fact, we estimate that more than 820,000 people get it each year. People get gonorrhea by having anal, vaginal, or oral …

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Sugar is Not a Treat | Jody Stanislaw | TEDxSunValley

Sugar is Not a Treat | Jody Stanislaw | TEDxSunValley

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Take a few moments to think about your most vital organs in your body, those organs that you cannot live without. Okay, got them? Excellent. You probably thought about your heart. I bet “brain” popped into your mind. Lungs. But did any of you think, “My pancreas, …

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Guideline 3: Nutrition Services

Guideline 3: Nutrition Services

Guideline 3: Provide a quality school meal program and ensure students have appealing, healthy food and beverage choices offered outside of the school meal program. Schools are in a unique position to promote healthy dietary behaviors and help ensure appropriate food and nutrient intake among their students. Many schools provide students with access to food …

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Tips for Taking Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

Tips for Taking Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] Meet America’s adults over 65. Seventy percent of them have high blood pressure… and nearly fifty percent of those don’t have it under control. Even with Medicare Part D coverage, about 5 million adults aren’t taking their blood pressure medicines as directed. So why does that matter? Because high blood pressure is one of …

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Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Bench Mark Reports

Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Bench Mark Reports

How well does your hospital provide the maternity care that mothers want and babies need? According to Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hospital practices are a critical factor for successful breastfeeding and infant nutrition. It’s important for all infants to get a healthy start in life. For nearly …

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Diabetes and Nutrition in the Latino Community

Diabetes and Nutrition in the Latino Community

>>Female: I apologize for the confusion. At this time the call has begun. You will be in listen only into the question and answer session. The call is being recorded today. If you have any objections you may disconnect. At this time, you may begin. [ Silence ]>>Female: At this time, ma’am, you may begin.>>Betsy …

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MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health – An international student’s experience

MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health – An international student’s experience

Hi, my name’s Paris and I’m doing my Masters of Science in Nutrition Physical Activity and Public Health. So far the teaching has been really, really exceptional. Our lecturers and all of our professors are very prominent and very relevant in their fields. Every time you walk into a lecture you know you are going …

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