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Audio Podcast Series - Healthcare 411 - Lead Story: Obesity on the Rise in the U.S.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 9:00 AM
Lead Story: Obesity on the Rise in the U.S.

Program Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Obesity is a major health crisis currently facing our nation. Learn more about obesity prevention and treatment, and its implications for the health of Americans.

  • News and Numbers: A deadly condition know as pressure ulcers, or bedsores as they are commonly called, is on the rise in U.S. hospitals.
  • Research News: A new study says medical residents need protected periods of sleep during their shifts to reduce the risk of fatigue-related medical errors.
  • Navigating Health Care: AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy talks about the prevention and treatment of obesity, a major health crisis facing our nation.

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Duration: 06:47 (MM:SS)     File Size: 6.21 MB
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