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CDC Expert Commentary: Hypoglycemia in Insulin-Treated Patients
CDC Expert Commentary: Hypoglycemia in Insulin-Treated Patients(3:26 mins)

This video commentary describes hypoglycemia and medication errors among patients with diabetes who are treated with insulin.

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Flow Restrictors May Help Prevent Medication Poisonings in Young Children (2:23 mins)

Description: This video demonstrates how devices called flow restrictors work when added to liquid medicine bottles, and describes the results of a CDC and Georgia Poison Center study that looked at how effective these devices can be for preventing young children from getting into liquid medicines when adults are not looking.

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Cough and Cold Medications for Children (2:29 mins)

This podcast discusses the safety concerns of cough and cold medications and children.

Medicamentos para la tos y el resfriado y los niños (1:48 mins)

Este podcast habla sobre las preocupaciones de salud relacionadas con el consumo de medicamentos para la tos y el resfriado en los niños, sin la supervisión de los padres.

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Protecting Yourself and Your Family Against Poisonings (2:59 mins)

Dr. Len Paulozzi, Medical Epidemiologist in CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, offers some poisoning prevention tips for audiences of all ages.

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Protect the Ones You Love from Poisoning (2:34 mins)

This podcast, developed as part of the Protect the Ones You Love initiative, discusses steps parents can take to help protect their children from poisoning, one of the leading causes of child injury.

CDC Safe Healthcare BlogCDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog: Medication Safety

 
CDC’s Safe healthcare blog provides a forum to discuss topics about making healthcare safer.

Dan Budnitz, MD, MPH, CAPT, USPHSCDC Medscape Commentary: What to Tell Your Patients About Medication Safety

In this video commentary from the CDC, Daniel Budnitz, MD, MPH, provides tips for healthcare providers to share with parents about using medicines safely. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), September 2010.

CDC Expert Commentary: Medication Use in Pregnancy
CDC Expert Commentary: Medication Use in Pregnancy(4:50 mins)

This video commentary is focused on medication use and its effects during pregnancy.

Good Medicine Can Be Bad for Baby (5:21 mins)

In this podcast Dr. Cheryl Broussard discusses the potential link between birth defects and women taking medications during pregnancy.

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