How vaccine hesitancy is contributing to deadly measles resurgence

How vaccine hesitancy is contributing to deadly measles resurgence

JUDY WOODRUFF: Even as health care officials around the world struggle to deal with the coronavirus, a far more contagious disease, measles, is on the rise across the globe. Hari Sreenivasan explores what is driving this deadly spike. HARI SREENIVASAN: Nearly three times as many people have died from measles in the Democratic Republic of […]

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What is the National Diabetes Prevention Program?

What is the National Diabetes Prevention Program?

(music) Announcer: Welcome to Your Health with Joan Lunden, presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi I’m Joan Lunden. Believe it or not, more than one in three people in the U.S. have pre-diabetes. Even scarier, a whopping 90% of them don’t even know it. Thankfully the CDC has created […]

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Why Do Arteries Get Clogged? It’s Not What You Think

Why Do Arteries Get Clogged? It’s Not What You Think

Cardiovascular disease has been the number one killer in the world for over a decade and statistically, it’s the number one most likely thing to kill me, so I’m definitely interested in learning more about it. It brings to mind one phrase you may have heard now and then, “clogged arteries.” And I’m going to be […]

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Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

(Music) Announcer: Welcome to Your Health with Joan Lunden, presented by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Diabetes is an epidemic that is sweeping our country, and sadly it’s not just affecting adults. It’s also affecting our children. We are pleased to be joined by Dr. Ann Albright, […]

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Disease Outbreak Preparedness – LSHTM

Disease Outbreak Preparedness – LSHTM

Outbreaks of infectious diseases have always taken place, the plague in the Middle Ages, cholera in the 19th century, and the influenza epidemics in the 20th century. We can’t stop outbreaks happening. But we can better prepare to reduce their impact. Large-scale disease outbreaks, such as diphtheria in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, and […]

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