Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool

Inhale. Exhale. Again. Inhale, exhale one more time. Inhale okay, we’re ready to start our day. My name is Claudia Mendoza and for the past five years I’ve been working with preschoolers. Child obesity it’s a problem in the U.S. and it’s a growing epidemic, but what worries me the most, it’s something that could

Youth & Diabetes

Youth & Diabetes

(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. We have an alarming epidemic taking place in this country. As the childhood obesity rates are rising, so are the rates of type 2 diabetes in our children. For the first

Will Taxing High Fructose Corn Syrup Fight Obesity?

Will Taxing High Fructose Corn Syrup Fight Obesity?

We were kicking around a number of ideas on the panel about how you might approach the obesity problem from a marketing point of view. One point I was making was in terms of the pricing and incentives and so forth is that there are people out there now who are talking about you know

Healthy Pregnancy Tips From the CDC

Healthy Pregnancy Tips From the CDC

CDC/HHS logo [intro music] You’re pregnant! Congratulations. So what’s next? You can start preparing yourself for a healthy pregnancy by: 1. Taking care of yourself, 2. Working with your doctor, 3. Getting your home ready Taking care of yourself now is more important than ever! Take a prenatal vitamin with folic acid. Eat healthy. Avoid

Community Health Workers: Their Role in Preventing and Controlling Chronic Conditions

>>Welcome, everyone, to today’s webinar. I am Betsy Rodríguez, Deputy Director of the National Diabetes Education Program at CDC. First of all, thank you for the tremendous support and interest in today’s webinar that surpassed 1,100 participants. This is very exciting. Today, we have one of the best panels I have seen in years, all