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AIDS Podcast podcast

This page features monthly podcasts with government officials on topics impacting the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS.

Disease and Surgery

Diseases and Conditions Index podcast

Download these files to listen to information on heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders.

Interactive Health TutorialsPresentation

These tutorials use sounds and pictures to explain a procedure or condition in easy-to-understand language.

Surgical Proceduresvideo

This page provides links to prerecorded webcasts of surgical procedures. These are actual operations performed at medical centers in the United States since January 2004.

Next Steps After Your Diagnosisvideo

This video Web program features information from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help patients who have been diagnosed with an illness to learn more about their condition and treatment options.

Environmental Health

Environmental Videosvideo

These health files are available to teachers and members of the public on various topics, including common chemicals, pesticide exposure, and second hand smoke.

Food Safety

Be Food Safevideopodcast

These radio and television advertisements include information on safe food handling behaviors–clean, separate, cook, and chill.


Healthcare 411 Exit Disclaimervideopodcast

These weekly audio and video programs feature news and information on current health care topics with summaries of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s latest research findings.

AHRQ Podcast on Understanding Health Care Qualitypodcast

This audio podcast features Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy answering questions about health care quality. Dr. Clancy discusses preventive care, medical errors, and what you can do to make sure you get quality health care.

Health Care Value: What Are We Getting for What We Spend?video

This video Web program can help you understand what "quality" means when it comes to health care and how to make sure you spend your health care dollars wisely.

Health Research

NIH Research Radiopodcast

This audio service provides the latest information about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) research findings, highlights of press conferences, and health campaigns.

NIH Vodcastvideo

These video podcasts cover health research topics important to you and the nation from inside all 27 Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Tips for Taking Medicines Safelyvideo

This video Web program features information from the the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on how to take medicines safely.

Medicine for the Publicvideo

This lecture series page links to archived videos on Medicine for the public. Subjects include cervical cancer, depression, heart disease, avian influenza, and more.

FDA Drug Safety Podcastspodcast

These podcasts are produced by the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). They provide important safety information about drugs and the release of Public Health Advisories.

Medicines In My HomePresentation

This interactive program teaches you about the safe and effective use of over-the-counter medicines.

Prevention and Wellness

Daily Healthbeat Tippodcast

This service provides health promotion and disease prevention tips 5 days a week in audio and text formats.

Health Podcasts at CDCpodcast

This page links to several podcasts series from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including A Minute of Health (in English and Spanish), A Cup of Health with CDC, Emerging Infectious Diseases, CDC Featured Podcasts, Hurricane Preparedness Podcast, and Health Technology.

Work/Life Centervideo

This lecture series page was established to help employees with their efforts to better manage their complex personal and professional lives.

Senior Health

NIHSeniorHealth Videosvideo

This page provides senior health information on topics such as Alzheimer's Disease, arthritis, balance problems, breast cancer, glaucoma, hearing loss, and more.


The Health Consequences of Smoking on the Human Bodyvideo

This presentation shows how smoking damages nearly every organ in the body.

Seven Deadly Mythsvideo

This video hosted by former cover model Christy Turlington, explores some of the common myths about smoking and empowers women to become or stay smoke-free.

Women’s Health

Women's Health Videosvideo

This page links to women’s health videos from the National Institutes of Health on various topics, including depression and osteoporosis uterine fibroids, preeclampsia, and post traumatic stress disorder.

Pinn Point on Women's Health podcast

These podcasts discuss the latest news in women’s health research and include conversations with guests on a variety of subjects.

Workplace Health

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Videosvideo

These video programs cover a variety of topics related to mine safety and workplace health.