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AIDS Podcast podcast

This page features monthly podcasts with government officials on topics impacting the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS.

Disease and Surgery

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Educational Video video

This video answers basic questions about the disease and its risk factors, and demonstrates how three people diagnosed with COPD took steps to manage the disease and breathe easier.

Diseases and Conditions Index podcast

Download these files to listen to information on heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders.

Interactive Health Tutorials Presentation

These tutorials use sounds and pictures to explain a procedure or condition in easy-to-understand language.

Surgical Procedures video

This page provides links to prerecorded webcasts of surgical procedures. These are actual operations performed at medical centers in the United States since January 2004.

Environmental Health

Environmental Videos video

These health files are available to teachers and members of the public on various topics, including common chemicals, pesticide exposure, and second hand smoke.

Food Safety

Be Food Safe video podcast

These radio and television advertisements include information on safe food handling behaviors?clean, separate, cook, and chill.


Healthcare 411 External Link video podcast

These weekly audio and video programs feature news and information on current health care topics with summaries of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s latest research findings.

Questions Are the Answer video

You play a critical role in improving your own health care and making wise medical decisions by asking questions. Watch these videos to learn the right questions to ask.

Health Research

NIH Research Radio podcast

This audio service provides the latest information about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) research findings, highlights of press conferences, and health campaigns.

NIH Vodcast video

These video podcasts cover health research topics important to you and the nation from inside all 27 Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Medicine for the Public video

This lecture series page links to archived videos on Medicine for the public. Subjects include cervical cancer, depression, heart disease, avian influenza, and more.

FDA Drug Safety Podcasts podcast

These podcasts are produced by the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). They provide important safety information about drugs.

Medicines In My Home Presentation

This interactive program teaches you about the safe and effective use of over-the-counter medicines.

Prevention and Wellness

Daily Healthbeat Tip podcast

This service provides health promotion and disease prevention tips 5 days a week in audio and text formats.

Health Podcasts at CDC podcast

This page links to several podcasts series from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including A Minute of Health (in English and Spanish), A Cup of Health with CDC, Emerging Infectious Diseases, CDC Featured Podcasts, Hurricane Preparedness Podcast, and Health Technology.

Work/Life Center video

This lecture series page was established to help employees with their efforts to better manage their complex personal and professional lives.

Senior Health

NIHSeniorHealth Videos video

This page provides senior health information on topics such as Alzheimer's Disease, arthritis, balance problems, breast cancer, glaucoma, hearing loss, and more.


Smoking - The Facts Presentation

Watch this short presentation to get the facts on smoking.

Women’s Health

Women’s Health Videos video

This page links to women’s health videos from the National Institutes of Health on various topics, including depression and osteoporosis uterine fibroids, preeclampsia, and post traumatic stress disorder.

Workplace Health

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Videos video

These video programs cover a variety of topics related to mine safety and workplace health.