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

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

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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 […]




Cholesterol: functions, dangers, and the diet
29
September

Cholesterol: functions, dangers, and the diet

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

Although its name is often suggestive of something bad, cholesterol is not a poison and it is not a disease. It is a vital molecule that performs key structural and regulatory functions in our body. Cholesterol is the most important sterol in our body. By looking at its structure, you can tell that it’s quite […]


9. Risk and Law: Pesticide Paradigm
19
September

9. Risk and Law: Pesticide Paradigm

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

Prof: Today I want to talk about the relationship between risk and law. And I want to do this in the context of the history of agriculture and regulating pesticides during the twentieth century. And also I want to have you consider the idea of risk. And I’m reminded as I think about this of […]


Ask a Healthcare Professional – Asthma

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

[MUSIC PLAYING] DR. ROSS: Hi I am Duane Ross, I am the Medical Director of Government Programs here in Albuquerque, New Mexico. NARRATOR: The topic For May is asthma. Dr. Ross, what is asthma? DR. ROSS: Asthma is a chronic lung disease characterized by inflammation of the airways. This inflammation causes the airways to narrow, […]



CDC’s CERC: Messages and Audiences
13
September

CDC’s CERC: Messages and Audiences

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

>>Good afternoon everyone. My name is Haley McCalla from CDC’s Office of Public Health Prepairedness and Response Division of Emergency Operations. And, I like to welcome you to today’s CERC webinar on Messages and Audiences. Today, we are joined by Kelly Waters, a Senior Health Communications Specialist. This webinar is participatory. To ask a question, […]