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What You Need to Know About Sun Safety

What You Need to Know about Sun Safety (1:15)

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. Too much sun can cause skin cancer, which can be disfiguring and even deadly. Unprotected skin can be damaged by the sun’s UV rays in as little as 15 minutes. Damage from exposure to UV rays builds up over a lifetime.


A Time to Act: A video showing you Steps you can take to reduce the risk of fire-related injury and death

A Time To Act (3:43)

Deaths from fires and burns are one of the most common causes of unintentional injury deaths in the United States. There are several steps you can take to reduce the risk of fire-related injury and death in the home. These include installing and regularly testing smoke alarms and practicing a fire escape plan at least twice a year.


Binge Drinking: Video explores the health risks of binge drinking

Binge Drinking (4:23)

The video explores the health risks of BINGE DRINKING – including unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, injury, car crashes, violence and HIV/AIDS – and discusses effective community prevention strategies such as increasing alcohol excise taxes. The video also features experts who debunk common myths including the belief that BINGE DRINKING is only a problem among youth.


Break the Silence: Stop the Violence - Video on teen violence

Break the Silence: Stop the Violence (4:12)

It may shock you to know that one out of every eleven teens reports being hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past twelve months. But why is that, and how can we change it? In “Break The Silence: Stop the Violence,” parents talk with teens about developing healthy, respectful relationships before they start dating.


Injury Prevention Research: Video on effective programs and policies that prevent unintentional and violence-related injuries

Injury Prevention Research (2:26)

At the CDC’s Injury Center, we translate science into effective programs and policies that prevent unintentional and violence-related injuries and that minimize the consequences of injuries when they occur. Research is fundamental to our success because good data are essential in making sound, smart investments.


In the Swim of Things: Video on swimming-related illness

In the Swim of Things (3:52)

Though swimming is a popular sports activity with many health benefits, swimming-related illness in the US is on the rise. In a fun-filled reminder, experts show you how to keep your family healthy and safe when you get ‘In the Swim of Things’ this summer. The main culprit: a chlorine-resistant parasite known as Cryptosporidium.


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permethrin

What You Need to Know about Permethrin (0:52)

Video with important information about the safe use of Permethrin.


Safe teen Drivers: Video - Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of teens in the United States

Safe Teen Drivers (3:52)

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of teens in the United States, taking about 3,000 young lives each year. The “Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Drivers” video offers information to help parents keep their teen drivers safer on the road.

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Page last reviewed: October 20, 2020