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 […]


The Side Effects of Vaccines – How High is the Risk?
11
October

The Side Effects of Vaccines – How High is the Risk?

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

Vaccines are celebrated for their part in fighting disease.But, a growing group of peopleseem to believe that they endanger our health, instead of protecting it.The Internet is full of stories about allergic reactions,the onset of disabilities,and even death following vaccination appointments.And, it’s true vaccines can have side effects.Let’s look at how they work, and how […]


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.


Using a metered dose inhaler one to two inches from mouth
10
October

Using a metered dose inhaler one to two inches from mouth

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Using a Metered Dose Inhaler about one to two inches from mouth. Take off the inhaler cap and make sure the mouthpiece and spray hole are clean. Shake the inhaler 10 to 15 times. Without the inhaler, take a deep breath and breathe out all the way. Hold the inhaler upright. with the spray hole […]


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 […]


As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda
09
October

As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda

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

GREGORY WILPERT: It’s the Real News Network and I’m Gregory Wilpert coming to you from Quito, Ecuador. More than 40% of Americans, that’s over 125 million people, live in areas that fail to meet national ambient air-quality standards, according to the American Lung Association’s report, State of the Air 2017. Yet Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection […]


CDC Tips From Former Smokers – Jamason: Please Don’t Smoke Near Me
07
October

CDC Tips From Former Smokers – Jamason: Please Don’t Smoke Near Me

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

JAMASON: I have asthma attacks pretty often, pretty frequently. Um, and I try to stay away from cigarette smoke because it — it triggers my asthma. And — and it — it hurts. When people are smoking around me, I have to tell them, could they either put it out or go down or some […]