CDC’s CERC: Messages and Audiences
13
September

CDC’s CERC: Messages and Audiences

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>>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, […]


The Importance of Research for Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment

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(light music) – Why is it important to talk about heart disease? Well, it is the leading cause of death in this country. We’ve had dramatic declines in death rates from heart disease over the last 50 years. However, these dramatic declines have slowed, and in fact, last year, the death rate from heart disease […]


When High Cholesterol Goes Under the Radar
29
August

When High Cholesterol Goes Under the Radar

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When adults don’t know they have risk factors for heart disease, the problem becomes harder to address. I’m Gabe Garza with your latest health news. A new study found that only half of Hispanic Americans with high cholesterol were aware of their condition. Having high cholesterol increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Researchers […]



2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol
28
August

2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

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(gentle, melodic music) – I am Scott Grundy, a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and VA Medical Center in Dallas. I am Chair of the Writing Committee of the 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines, which are sponsored by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. Several other related […]


Groundbreaking app detects a childs risk of asthma in just SIX yes or no questions   Daily Mail Onli
23
August

Groundbreaking app detects a childs risk of asthma in just SIX yes or no questions Daily Mail Onli

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The risk continues to rise the more criteria a child meets, with them being given a 79 per cent risk if all six criteria are met.  Dr Ramesh Kurukulaaratchy, a respiratory medical consultant and part of the team at University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, said: A common question parents face is whether or not their […]



Can peanut allergies be avoided by early exposure?

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Does introducing young children to peanut containing products increase or decrease their chances of developing a peanut allergy? For years parents have been told to keep their kids away from peanut products if there’s a good chance of them developing an allergy. Yet a British study is turning this conventional wisdom on its head. The […]