When Vaping Goes Wrong
03
February

When Vaping Goes Wrong

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Number 5 Simah Herman 18-year-old Simah Herman was one of the victims of a violent lung disease outbreak which we’ll explore in depth, further down our list. Doctors determined that vaping had been the root cause of her illness, as it had been the case for several hundred people since the spring of 2019. Herman […]





5 Things to Know About TB
11
October

5 Things to Know About TB

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

5 Things to know about Tuberculosis or (TB) 1. Anyone can get TB. TB bacteria are spread through the air when a person with TB disease coughs,speaks,or sings. 2. TB is not a disease of the past – CDC estimates up to 13 million people in the United States have latent TB infection. People with […]


CDC’s Tracking Program: Informing Smarter Asthma Centers in New York City
11
October

CDC’s Tracking Program: Informing Smarter Asthma Centers in New York City

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma is a significant problem in New York. We know the rates in certain parts of the city are much higher than other parts of the city, and higher than the country as a whole. The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network data has allowed us to look at seasonal differences in asthma and to share […]


CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Tiffany and Sharon’s Ways to Quit Tips Commercial
11
October

CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Tiffany and Sharon’s Ways to Quit Tips Commercial

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(TIFFANY) I quit smoking. But I still get those cravings. So, I talked to my doctor and with counseling, exercise and using the nicotine patch and gum I quit for good. My tip is: get help to find the best way for you to quit smoking. (Announcer) You can quit. For free help, visit CDC.GOV/TIPS.


2019–2020 Recommendations for Flu Prevention and Treatment in Children
09
October

2019–2020 Recommendations for Flu Prevention and Treatment in Children

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

>>Good afternoon. I’m commander Ibad Khan and I’m representing the clinician outreach and communication activity, COCA, with the emergency risk communication branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I’d like to welcome you to today’s COCA call, 2019-2020 Recommendations for Influenza Prevention and Treatment in Children: An Update for Pediatric Providers. You may […]


CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Christine: Time They’ll Never Get Back

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

(Christine) Tobacco didn’t just affect me. It affected my children in profound ways where those times that they lost they’ll never get back. My son, at only seventeen years old, was responsible for sometimes cooking, grocery shopping making sure his sister was okay, that he made dinner for them both and that if she missed […]