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HHS HealthBeat

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January | February | March | April

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Welcome to HHS HealthBeat. Launched on July 11, 2005, this service provides health promotion and disease prevention tips 5 days a week in audio and text formats.

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April

April 18, 2014 - speaker icon"Vitamin D and cholesterol" [save the audio file]

 

April 17, 2014 - speaker icon"Kids eating like grown-ups" [save the audio file]

 

April 16, 2014 - speaker icon"Donating the difference" [save the audio file]

 

April 15, 2014 - speaker icon"Checking the drinking" [save the audio file]

 

April 14, 2014 - speaker icon"Ready family" [save the audio file]

 

April 11, 2014 - speaker icon"Energy drinks and alcohol" [save the audio file]

 

April 10, 2014 - speaker icon"Teens riding under the influence" [save the audio file]

 

April 9, 2014 - speaker icon"How little alcohol" [save the audio file]

 

April 8, 2014 - speaker icon"A safe brain" [save the audio file]

 

April 7, 2014 - speaker icon"Helping to find the cure" [save the audio file]

 

April 4, 2014 - speaker icon"COPD and thinking" [save the audio file]

 

April 3, 2014 - speaker icon"Selenium and prostate cancer" [save the audio file]

 

April 2, 2014 - speaker icon"Does glucosamine make a difference?" [save the audio file]

 

April 1, 2014 - speaker icon"Indoor tanning teens" [save the audio file]

 

March

March 31, 2014 - speaker icon"Keeping malaria out" [save the audio file]

 

March 28, 2014 - speaker icon"Bigger bellies, shorter lives" [save the audio file]

 

March 27, 2014 - speaker icon"Teens and e-cigarettes" [save the audio file]

 

March 26, 2014 - speaker icon"Kidney disease can sneak up " [save the audio file]

 

March 25, 2014 - speaker icon"Discrimination and families" [save the audio file]

 

March 24, 2014 - speaker icon"High-pressured kidneys" [save the audio file]

 

March 21, 2014 - speaker icon"Pro-level kidney disease" [save the audio file]

 

March 20, 2014 - speaker icon"Smoking, quitting, and mental health" [save the audio file]

 

March 19, 2014 - speaker icon"Playing with concussion" [save the audio file]

 

March 17, 2014 - speaker icon"Too high too early" [save the audio file]

 

March 14, 2014 - speaker icon"Fat and colon cancer" [save the audio file]

 

March 13, 2014 - speaker icon"International indoor tanning" [save the audio file]

 

March 12, 2014 - speaker icon"Evading the silent killer" [save the audio file]

 

March 11, 2014 - speaker icon"Drinking problems" [save the audio file]

 

March 10, 2014 - speaker icon"Don't be the 1 in 3" [save the audio file]

 

March 7, 2014 - speaker icon"More sugar, not sweet" [save the audio file]

 

March 6, 2014 - speaker icon"Shy toddlers understand" [save the audio file]

 

March 5, 2014 - speaker icon"Little active kids" [save the audio file]

 

March 3, 2014 - speaker icon"Reading what you eat" [save the audio file]

 

February

February 28, 2014 - speaker icon"Salted like grown-ups" [save the audio file]

 

February 27, 2014 - speaker icon"Healthy contacts" [save the audio file]

 

February 26, 2014 - speaker icon"No paradox" [save the audio file]

 

February 25, 2014 - speaker icon"Lots of inactive kids" [save the audio file]

 

February 24, 2014 - speaker icon"Actively living with cancer" [save the audio file]

 

February 21, 2014 - speaker icon"Not just concussion" [save the audio file]

 

February 20, 2014 - speaker icon"Properly buckled" [save the audio file]

 

February 19, 2014 - speaker icon"Eating away the benefit" [save the audio file]

 

February 18, 2014 - speaker icon"From baby fat on" [save the audio file]

 

February 17, 2014 - speaker icon"Rising melanoma" [save the audio file]

 

February 14, 2014 - speaker icon"Obese kids, asthma and air pollution" [save the audio file]

 

February 13, 2014 - speaker icon"Smoking, mothers and daughters" [save the audio file]

 

February 12, 2014 - speaker icon"Seniors and disasters" [save the audio file]

 

February 11, 2014 - speaker icon"Yoga and recovery" [save the audio file]

 

February 10, 2014 - speaker icon"The Real Cost" [save the audio file]

 

February 7, 2014 - speaker icon"Meditation, anxiety and depression" [save the audio file]

 

February 6, 2014 - speaker icon"Eating family-style" [save the audio file]

 

February 5, 2014 - speaker icon"Eyes on the road" [save the audio file]

 

February 4, 2014 - speaker icon"Fit memory" [save the audio file]

 

February 3, 2014 - speaker icon"A few fewer calories" [save the audio file]

 

January

January 31, 2014 - speaker icon"How many calories" [save the audio file]

 

January 30, 2014 - speaker icon"Anxiety and stroke" [save the audio file]

 

January 29, 2014 - speaker icon"More smoking diseases" [save the audio file]

 

January 28, 2014 - speaker icon"Marijuana, memory and teen brains" [save the audio file]

 

January 27, 2014 - speaker icon"Kids versus flu" [save the audio file]

 

January 24, 2014 - speaker icon"Smoking keeps killing" [save the audio file]

 

January 21, 2014 - speaker icon"Seniors on their feet" [save the audio file]

 

January 17, 2014 - speaker icon"Starting smoking young" [save the audio file]

 

January 16, 2014 - speaker icon"Concussion and Alzheimer’s" [save the audio file]

 

January 15, 2014 - speaker icon"Stable high blood pressure" [save the audio file]

 

January 14, 2014 - speaker icon"Mostly oversalted" [save the audio file]

 

January 13, 2014 - speaker icon"Smoking, dying and living" [save the audio file]

 

January 10, 2014 - speaker icon"Overweight costs" [save the audio file]

 

January 9, 2014 - speaker icon"Kids watching alcohol ads" [save the audio file]

 

January 8, 2014 - speaker icon"Measles at bay" [save the audio file]

 

January 7, 2014 - speaker icon"Chickenpox and shingles" [save the audio file]

 

January 6, 2014 - speaker icon"More weight, less hearing" [save the audio file]

 

January 3, 2014 - speaker icon"Microwaving bacteria" [save the audio file]

 

January 2, 2014 - speaker icon"Beating bedtime battles" [save the audio file]

 

January 1, 2014 - speaker icon"Working the old brain" [save the audio file]


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