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Adults Falls: Falls affect 30 percent of persons aged greater than or equal to 65 years each year. In 2003, 13,700 persons aged greater than or equal to 65 years died from falls, and 1.8 million were treated in U.S. emergency departments for injuries. Running time: 0.59 minutes
The Choking Game Can Be Deadly: A Cup of Health with CDC CDC’s Dr. Robin Toblin discusses a dangerous activity that has resulted in some children’s deaths. Running time: 4:48 and 0:59 minutes
Residential Fire H.E.L.P. CDC’s Dr. Ileana Arias, Director of CDC’s Injury Center, describes the Residential Fire Homebound Elderly Lifeline Project (Fire H.E.L.P.), a partnership with the Meals on Wheels Association of America and the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Running time: 2:34 minutes
Gastrointestinal Injuries from Magnet Ingestion in Children: United States, 2003—2006: A Cup of Health with CDC CDC’s Dr. Julie Gilchrist talks about why caregivers should keep small magnets away from young children and be aware of the unique risks. Running time: 5:099 and 1:26 minutes
Protecting Yourself and Your Family Against Poisonings CDC’s Dr. Len Paulozzi offers safety tips for audiences of all ages. Running time: 2:59 minutes
What We’re Learning About Deaths from Unintentional Injuries: A Cup of Health with CDC CDC’s Dr. Daphne Moffett describes the leading causes of death from unintentional injuries and explains why raising awareness is key. Running time: 10:29 and 0:59 minutes


Injury Response
Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among Victims of Motor-Vehicle Crashes, West Virginia, 2004-2005: A Cup of Health with CDC CDC’s Dr. Len Paulozzi discusses the research findings about rates of drug and alcohol-impaired driving. Running time: 7:299 and 1:25 minutes


Motor Vehicle Safety
Global Road Safety Week: Teen Driver Safety CDC Director, Dr. Julie Gerberding, discusses the important role parents and guardians play in keeping teen drivers safe and how graduated licensing systems can help. Running time: 4:25 minutes
Staying Safe on the Road CDC's Laurie Beck, MPH, shares tips about how to stay safe on the road, for those taking road trips or just driving around town. Topics include selecting the right type of car or booster set for a child's stage of development, the basics of graduated driver licensing (GDL) to keep teen drivers safe, and the importance of buckling up while traveling in a vehicle at all times. Running time 4:55 minutes.


Traumatic Injury
Preventing Older Adult Falls and TBI: This podcast offers fall prevention advice and addresses warning signs of traumatic brain injury, which could be a result of a fall-related bump on the head. Running time: 2:37 minutes
Heads Up! Play it Safe When it Comes to Concussions
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Heads Up! Concussion Information for Physicians Listen to this podcast 6:43 minutes


Violence Prevention
Traumatic Events and Suicide: This podcast includes the phone number for a national hotline resource. Running time: 1:14 minutes
When Closeness Goes Wrong: Over the previous several decades, intimate partner violence has been recognized as behavior that seriously harms the person who experiences it and the children who see it happen. Dr. Michele Black discusses a link between intimate partner violence and illnesses, including asthma, arthritis, stroke, increased heavy or binge drinking, smoking, and risk factors such as HIV or sexually transmitted diseases. Running time: 8:22 and 0:59 minutes
Welcome to Violence Prevention at CDC
Violence is a significant problem in the United States (U.S.). From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. In 2005, 18,124 people died as a result of homicide and 32,637 took their own life. The number of violent deaths tells only part of the story. Many more survive violence and are left with permanent physical and emotional scars.
Coping with Traumatic Events: Tragedies, such as the recent shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, affect all of us in different ways. Some people might react to the stress immediately, while others may not experience stress until later. Running time: 2:16 minutes
Preventing Suicide in Young People: In 2004, suicide was the third leading cause of death for young people 10--24 years of age. This report discusses the rise in suicides among young females who are 10--19 years old and young males who are 15--19 years old. The report also points out that hanging and suffocation and poisoning increased among young females aged 10--19 years. Changes in suicide behavior have happened in certain groups, especially females who are 10--19 years old. Dr. Keri Lubell discusses the importance of prevention and the roles interested adults and health authorities can play to help prevent those rates from increasing further. Running time: 6:51 and 0:59 minutes
Electronic Aggression: Aggression is no longer limited to the school yard. New forms of electronic media, such as blogs, instant messaging, chat rooms, email, text messaging, and the internet are providing new arenas for youth violence to occur. Running time: 12:32 minutes
Keeping Schools Safe from Violence: During 1992 to 2006, rates of student homicides in schools decreased. But they stabilized during the years 1999 to 2006 when 116 students were killed in homicide events that occurred in schools. In this broadcast, Dr. Jeffrey Hall talks to parents, teachers, students, and researchers about preventing such events and discusses the prevention measures recommended by the National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center. Running time: 6:32 and 0:59 minutes

Content Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
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