Audio/Visual Topic Index

Audio and video news releases on a wide variety of health care topics.

 A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


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Acid Reflux

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), MP3, 939 KB (Transcript)
December 2005
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy discussing the first report from AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.

Active Lifestyles

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Benefit from Healthy Living, 40 seconds, MP3, 633 KB (Transcript)
September 2007
Audio Public Service Announcement featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy who says it's never too late nto benefit from healthy living.

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Be Active, with Dr. Debi Thomas, 30- and 60-second spots, Windows Media® Files, various file sizes
July 2006
Video Public Service Announcement featuring Olympic medalist and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Debi Thomas who informs kids and adults about how to be more involved in their own health care. Multiple spots, in English only.

Advice Columns with Dr. Carolyn Clancy

video icon Asking Questions to Get the Care You Need (2:33, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Asking Questions About Medical Tests (2:08, 26 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.

Asking Questions

video icon Asking Questions to Get the Care You Need (2:33, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Asking Questions About Medical Tests (2:08, 26 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.

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Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer Diagnostics, MP3, 924 KB (Transcript)
February 2006
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy discussing a report from AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.

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Cancer

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Take Charge with Fran Drescher, Actress and Cancer Survivor, 30-second spots, various file sizes
December 2008
Actress Fran Drescher talks about the importance of screening tests for early diagnosis of cancer, encouraging patients to be involved in their own health care. In English only

Celebrity Messages

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Take Charge with Fran Drescher, Actress and Cancer Survivor, 30-second spots, various file sizes
December 2008
Actress Fran Drescher talks about the importance of screening tests for early diagnosis of cancer, encouraging patients to be involved in their own health care. In English only
 

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Smoking Cessation, with National Football League Hall of Famer Darrell Green, 30-second spots, Flash, 3-3.5 MB
April 2008
Video Public Service Announcement featuring National Football League Hall of Fame Pro Darrell Green talking with third-grade children about how smoking affects them. Multiple spots, in English only.

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Be Active, with Dr. Debi Thomas, 30- and 60-second spots, Windows Media® Files, various file sizes
July 2006
Video Public Service Announcement featuring Olympic medalist and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Debi Thomas who informs kids and adults about how to be more involved in their own health care. Multiple spots, in English only.

Children's Health

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Children Are Not Immune to Medical Errors, 49 seconds, MP3, 774 KB (Transcript)
April 2006
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy promoting the AHRQ brochure "20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children."

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Vision Screening in Kids, MP3, 438 KB (Transcript)
May 2004
Audio news release featuring Dr. Ned Calonge about the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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Investigación de la visión en niños (Vision Screening In Kids)—en español , MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2004
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Aliza Lifshitz about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Childrenen español , MP3, 671 KB (Transcripción en español)
March 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail promoting the AHRQ brochure "20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children."

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Kid's Tooth Decay and Smoking, MP3, 843 KB (Transcript)
March 2003
Audio news release featuring Dr. Andrew Aligne describing his research about the impact of family members who smoke on the teeth of children who live with them.

Communicating

video icon Creating a Personal Medical Record (Flash® video, 4 min. 44 sec.; 20 MB)
March 2010
Experts, including Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, discuss how to create a personal medical record, including what information you should include, who should have access to it, and new technologies that may help you create and store your information
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Be Prepared for Medical Appointments, 30 seconds, MP3, 463 KB (Transcript)
March 2008
Audio public service announcement emphasizing that the single most important thing consumers can do for their health is to ask questions.

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Be Prepared for Medical Appointments, Version 2, 30 seconds, MP3, 477 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio public service announcement emphasizing being active in health care.

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Getting Involved for Better Health Care, 12 minutes, MP3 File, 12 MB; Windows Media® File , 3 MB (Transcript)
January 2008
Audio interview with AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. on Sky Radio Networks, highlighting tools and information to help consumers be involved, to help them know what questions are good to ask, and to learn more about the ways they can stay healthy.

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Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, MP3, 478 KB (Transcript)
March 2007
Audio public service announcement on the importance of communicating with doctors and asking questions to reduce the risk of suffering a medical mistake.

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Dental Health

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Kid's Tooth Decay and Smoking, MP3, 843 KB (Transcript)
March 2003
Audio news release featuring Dr. Andrew Aligne describing his research about the impact of family members who smoke on the teeth of children who live with them.

audio icon Kid's Tooth Decay and Smokingen español , MP3, 767 KB (Transcripción en español)
March 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Andrew Aligne describing his research about the impact of family members who smoke on the teeth of children who live with them.

Deje de fumar

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Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 60 seconds, MP3, 936 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.

audio icon Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.

Diabetes

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Diabetes Tipo 2 (Type 2 Diabetes), 60 seconds, MP3, 952 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on Type 2 diabetes

audio icon Diabetes Tipo 2 (Type 2 Diabetes), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on Type 2 diabetes
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Diabetes y Los Examenes de la Vista (Diabetes and Eye Exams), 30 seconds, MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on diabetes and eye exams

Diagnosis

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Next Steps After Your Diagnosis, MP3, 939 KB (Transcript)
October 2003
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy on the AHRQ brochure called "Next Steps After Your Diagnosis."

Doctors, Communicating with

video icon Asking Questions to Get the Care You Need (2:33, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Asking Questions About Medical Tests (2:08, 26 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Creating a Personal Medical Record (Flash® video, 4 min. 44 sec.; 20 MB)
March 2010
Experts, including Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, discuss how to create a personal medical record, including what information you should include, who should have access to it, and new technologies that may help you create and store your information
video icon Questions are the Answer, 15 seconds, WMV file, 9.3 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of woman ordering in restaurant. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, WMV file, 21.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of woman ordering in restaurant. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 15 seconds, WMV file, 8.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of man buying a cell phone. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, WMV file, 18.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of man buying a cell phone. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
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Be Prepared for Medical Appointments, 30 seconds, MP3, 463 KB (Transcript)
March 2008
Audio public service announcement emphasizing that the single most important thing consumers can do for their health is to ask questions.

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Be Prepared for Medical Appointments, Version 2, 30 seconds, MP3, 477 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio public service announcement emphasizing being active in health care.

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Getting Involved for Better Health Care, 12 minutes, MP3 File, 12 MB; Windows Media® File , 3 MB (Transcript)
January 2008
Audio interview with AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. on Sky Radio Networks, highlighting tools and information to help consumers be involved, to help them know what questions are good to ask, and to learn more about the ways they can stay healthy.

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Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, MP3, 478 KB (Transcript)
March 2007
Audio public service announcement on the importance of communicating with doctors and asking questions to reduce the risk of suffering a medical mistake.

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Effective Health Care Program

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Diabetes Tipo 2 (Type 2 Diabetes), 60 seconds, MP3, 952 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on Type 2 diabetes

audio icon Diabetes Tipo 2 (Type 2 Diabetes), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on Type 2 diabetes
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Osteoarthritis, 60 seconds, MP3, 952 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis, 30 seconds, MP3, 952 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on osteoarthritis

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Breast Cancer Diagnostics, MP3, 924 KB (Transcript)
February 2006
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy discussing a report from AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.

audio icon Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), MP3, 939 KB (Transcript)
December 2005
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy discussing the first report from AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.

Errors, Preventing

video icon Asking Questions to Get the Care You Need (2:33, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Asking Questions About Medical Tests (2:08, 26 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Creating a Personal Medical Record (Flash® video, 4 min. 44 sec.; 20 MB)
March 2010
Experts, including Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, discuss how to create a personal medical record, including whatre information you should include, who should have access to it, and new technologies that may help you create and store your information
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Tips to Prevent Medical Errors, 30 seconds, MP3, 424 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio Public Service Announcement on how patients can help avoid errors by being more involved in their health care.

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Children Are Not Immune to Medical Errors, 49 seconds, MP3, 774 KB (Transcript)
April 2006
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy promoting the AHRQ brochure "20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children."

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20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Childrenen español , MP3, 671 KB (Transcripción en español)
March 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail promoting the AHRQ brochure "20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children."

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), MP3, 939 KB (Transcript)
December 2005
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy discussing the first report from AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.

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Healthy Lifestyle

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Benefit from Healthy Living, 40 seconds, MP3, 633 KB (Transcript)
September 2007
Audio Public Service Announcement featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy who says it's never too late to benefit from healthy living.

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Getting to a Healthy Weight, MP3, 284 KB (Transcript)
January 2005
Audio news release featuring Dr. Francis Chesley, AHRQ, promoting healthy living.

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Getting to a Healthy Weighten español, MP3, 309 KB (Transcripción en español)
January 2005
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Rosaly Correa, AHRQ, promoting healthy living.

Heart Health

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Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 941 KB (Transcript)
January 2002
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cynthia Mulrow of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force discussing the Task Force recommendations for taking aspirin.

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Aspirina para la prevención primaria de acontecimientos cardiovasculares (Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events), RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 247 KB (Transcripción en español)
January 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Karen Migdail, AHRQ, discussing U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for taking aspirin.

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Medical Appointments

video icon Asking Questions to Get the Care You Need (2:33, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Asking Questions About Medical Tests (2:08, 26 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 15 seconds, WMV file, 9.3 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of woman ordering in restaurant. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, WMV file, 21.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of woman ordering in restaurant. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 15 seconds, WMV file, 8.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of man buying a cell phone. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, WMV file, 18.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of man buying a cell phone. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
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Be Prepared for Medical Appointments, 30 seconds, MP3, 463 KB (Transcript)
March 2008
Audio public service announcement emphasizing that the single most important thing consumers can do for their health is to ask questions.

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Be Prepared for Medical Appointments, Version 2, 30 seconds, MP3, 477 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio public service announcement emphasizing being active in health care.

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Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, MP3, 478 KB (Transcript)
March 2007
Audio public service announcement on the importance of communicating with doctors and asking questions to reduce the risk of suffering a medical mistake.

audio icon Next Steps After Your Diagnosis, MP3, 939 KB (Transcript)
October 2003
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy on the AHRQ brochure called "Next Steps After Your Diagnosis."

Medical Errors

video icon Asking Questions to Get the Care You Need (2:33, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Asking Questions About Medical Tests (2:08, 26 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
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Tips to Prevent Medical Errors, 30 seconds, MP3, 424 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio Public Service Announcement on how patients can help avoid errors by being more involved in their health care.

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Getting Involved for Better Health Care, 12 minutes, MP3 File, 12 MB; Windows Media® File , 3 MB (Transcript)
January 2008
Audio interview with AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. on Sky Radio Networks, highlighting tools and information to help consumers be involved, to help them know what questions are good to ask, and to learn more about the ways they can stay healthy.

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Children Are Not Immune to Medical Errors, 49 seconds, MP3, 774 KB (Transcript)
April 2006
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy promoting the AHRQ brochure "20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children."

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20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Childrenen español, MP3, 671 KB (Transcripción en español)
March 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail promoting the AHRQ brochure "20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children."

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Reducing Medical Errors and AHRQ Budget: Congressional Testimony, 60 seconds, Real Media ®, 131 KB (Transcript)
February 2000
Audio news release featuring former AHRQ Director Dr. John Eisenberg discussing AHRQ's new priorities of patient safety and medical errors.

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Reducing Medical Errors and Promoting Patient Safety, 9 seconds, Real Media®, 23 KB (Transcript)
December 1999
Audio file of former AHRQ Director Dr. John Eisenberg discussing the Institute of Medicine report on medical errors.

Medication Safety

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Tratamiento con Coumadin® (Treatment with Coumadin®), 60 seconds, MP3, 1.4 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on taking the blood thinner Coumadin®/warfarin.

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Tratamiento con Coumadin® (Treatment with Coumadin®), 30 seconds, MP3, 500 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on taking the blood thinner Coumadin®/warfarin.

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Medication Safety: Check Your Medication, 60 seconds, Flash, 6.7 MB (Transcript)
March 2008
Video public service announcement on the importance of taking an active role in health care to keep from taking the wrong amount or type of medicine.

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Medication Safety: Know Your Medication, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.4 MB (Transcript)
March 2008
Video public service announcement on the importance of knowing the names of medicines and reasons for taking them. Also in Spanish.

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Revise sus medicamentos (Medication Safety: Know Your Medication)—en español, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.4 MB (Transcripción en español)
March 2008
Video public service announcement on the importance of knowing the names of medicines and reasons for taking them. Also in English.

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Taking Medication Safely, 30 seconds, MP3, 501 KB (Transcript)
March 2008
Audio public service announcement featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy on how to take medications safely.

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Medication Safety: Take an Active Role in Your Health Care, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.4 MB (Transcript)
March 2008
Video public service announcement featuring tips for taking medication safely. (Spanish version is coming soon.)

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Play It Safe: Don't Play Around with Medicine, 30 seconds, MP3, 468 KB (Transcript)
October 2004
Audio public service announcement on follow instructions and communicating with doctors and pharmacists.

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Play It Safe: Don't Play Around with Medicine, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.1 MB (Transcript)
October 2004
Video public service announcement on the importance of knowing how and when to take medication.

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Your Medicine: Play it Safe, MP3, 929 KB (Transcript)
May 2003
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy about the AHRQ brochure "Your Medicine: Play It Safe."

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Pregnancy, Smoking and

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If You're Pregnant and You Smoke, 30 seconds, MP3, 462 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio public service announcement on the risk of babies being born too small when the mother smokes.

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Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 177 KB (Transcript)
November 2006
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, Director of the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit, discussing benefits to the child when the mother quits smoking.

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Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 726 KB (Transcript)
May 2002
Audio news release featuring Dr. Sharon Phelan, an obstetrician with the University of New Mexico Medical School, on pregnancy and smoking.

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El embarazo y el fumar (If You're Pregnant and You Smoke)—en español, 30 seconds, MP3, 726 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Maria Gomez on pregnancy and smoking.

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Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 923 KB (Transcript)
December 2001
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, then director of Smoke-Free Families, discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

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Mujeres embarazadas: parado por el año nuevo (Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year)—en español, 9 seconds, MP3, 118 KB (Transcripción en español)
December 2001
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

Prevention

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Evite los coágulos (Prevent Blood Clots) 60 seconds, MP3, 1 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventing potentially dangerous blood clots.

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Evite los coágulos (Prevent Blood Clots) 30 seconds, MP3, 500 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventing potentially dangerous blood clots.

audio icon Mujeres mayores de 50, (Women Over 50), 60 Seconds, MP3, 1 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventive medical tests for women over 50
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Mujeres mayores de 50, (Women Over 50) , 30 Seconds,  MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventive medical tests for women over 50.

video icon Real Men Wear Gowns, 15 seconds, WMV file, 1.9 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of men in hospital gowns with their children. Stresses the importance of men getting screening tests to diagnose diseases early.
video icon Real Men Wear Gowns, 30 seconds, WMV file, 3.9 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of men in hospital gowns with their children. Stresses the importance of men getting screening tests to diagnose diseases early.
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Tips to Prevent Medical Errors, 30 seconds, MP3, 424 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio Public Service Announcement on how patients can help avoid errors by being more involved in their health care.

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Benefit from Healthy Living, 40 seconds, MP3, 633 KB (Transcript)
September 2007
Audio Public Service Announcement featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy who says it's never too late to benefit from healthy living.

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Getting to a Healthy Weight, MP3, 284 KB (Transcript)
January 2005
Audio news release featuring Dr. Francis Chesley, AHRQ, promoting healthy living.

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Getting to a Healthy Weighten español, MP3, 309 KB (Transcripción en español)
January 2005
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Rosaly Correa, AHRQ, promoting healthy living.

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Vision Screening in Kids, MP3, 438 KB (Transcript)
May 2004
Audio news release featuring Dr. Ned Calonge about the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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Investigación de la visión en niños ( Vision Screening In Kids)—en español , MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2004
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Aliza Lifshitz about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Childrenen español , MP3, 671 KB (Transcripción en español)
March 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail promoting the AHRQ brochure "20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children."

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Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 941 KB (Transcript)
January 2002
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cynthia Mulrow of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force discussing the Task Force recommendations for taking aspirin.

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Aspirina para la prevención primaria de acontecimientos cardiovasculares (Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events), RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 247 KB (Transcripción en español)
January 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Karen Migdail, AHRQ, discussing U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for taking aspirin.

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Quality Health Care

video icon Asking Questions to Get the Care You Need (2:33, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Asking Questions About Medical Tests (2:08, 26 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
video icon Creating a Personal Medical Record (Flash® video, 4 min. 44 sec.; 20 MB)
March 2010
Experts, including Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, discuss how to create a personal medical record, including what information you should include, who should have access to it, and new technologies that may help you create and store your information
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Be Active/2007 National Healthcare Quality Report, MP3, 1,628 KB (Transcript)
March 2008
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy on how consumers can improve their chances of getting high quality services by taking an active role in their care.

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Getting Involved for Better Health Care, 12 minutes, MP3 File, 12 MB; Windows Media® File , 3 MB (Transcript)
January 2008
Audio interview with AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. on Sky Radio Networks, highlighting tools and information to help consumers be involved, to help them know what questions are good to ask, and to learn more about the ways they can stay healthy.

Questions Are the Answer

video icon Questions are the Answer, 15 seconds, WMV file, 9.3 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of woman ordering in restaurant. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, WMV file, 21.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of woman ordering in restaurant. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 15 seconds, WMV file, 8.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of man buying a cell phone. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
video icon Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, WMV file, 18.6 MB
April 2009
Video PSA of man buying a cell phone. Stresses the importance of asking questions during medical appointments to get answers that can help you make better decisions and receive better quality care.
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Getting Involved for Better Health Care, 12 minutes, MP3 File, 12 MB; Windows Media® File , 3 MB (Transcript)
January 2008
Audio interview with AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. on Sky Radio Networks, highlighting tools and information to help consumers be involved, to help them know what questions are good to ask, and to learn more about the ways they can stay healthy.

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Questions are the Answer, 30 seconds, MP3, 478 KB (Transcript)
March 2007
Audio public service announcement on the importance of communicating with doctors and asking questions to reduce the risk of suffering a medical mistake.

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Safety, Health Care

video icon Creating a Personal Medical Record (Flash® video, 4 min. 44 sec.; 20 MB)
March 2010
Experts, including Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, discuss how to create a personal medical record, including what information you should include, who should have access to it, and new technologies that may help you create and store your information

Safety, Medicine

video icon Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
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Tratamiento con Coumadin® (Treatment with Coumadin®), 60 seconds, MP3, 1.4 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on taking the blood thinner Coumadin®/warfarin.

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Tratamiento con Coumadin® (Treatment with Coumadin®), 30 seconds, MP3, 500 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on taking the blood thinner Coumadin®/warfarin.

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Play It Safe: Don't Play Around with Medicine, 30 seconds, MP3, 468 KB (Transcript)
October 2004
Audio public service announcement on follow instructions and communicating with doctors and pharmacists.

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Play It Safe: Don't Play Around with Medicine, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.1 MB (Transcript)
October 2004
Video public service announcement on the importance of knowing how and when to take medication.

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Medication Safety: Check Your Medication, 60 seconds, Flash, 6.7 MB (Transcript)
March 2008
Video public service announcement on the importance of taking an active role in health care to keep from taking the wrong amount or type of medicine.

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Medication Safety: Know Your Medication, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.4 MB (Transcript)
March 2008
Video public service announcement on the importance of knowing the names of medicines and reasons for taking them. Also in Spanish.

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Revise sus medicamentos (Medication Safety: Know Your Medication)—en español, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.4 MB (Transcripción en español)
March 2008
Video public service announcement on the importance of knowing the names of medicines and reasons for taking them. Also in English.

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Taking Medication Safely, 30 seconds, MP3, 501 KB (Transcript)
March 2008
Audio public service announcement featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy on how to take medications safely.

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Medication Safety: Take an Active Role in Your Health Care, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.4 MB (Transcript)
March 2008
Video public service announcement featuring tips for taking medication safely. (Spanish version is coming soon.)

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Your Medicine: Play it Safe, MP3, 929 KB (Transcript)
May 2003
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy about the AHRQ brochure "Your Medicine: Play It Safe."

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Your Medicine: Play it Safeen español, MP3, 935 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Rosaly Correa, AHRQ, about the AHRQ brochure "Your Medicine: Play It Safe."

Smoking and Pregnancy

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If You're Pregnant and You Smoke, 30 seconds, MP3, 462 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio public service announcement on the risk of babies being born too small when the mother smokes.

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Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 177 KB (Transcript)
November 2006
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, Director of the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit, discussing benefits to the child when the mother quits smoking.

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Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 726 KB (Transcript)
May 2002
Audio news release featuring Dr. Sharon Phelan, an obstetrician with the University of New Mexico Medical School, on pregnancy and smoking.

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El embarazo y el fumar (If You're Pregnant and You Smoke)—en español, 30 seconds, MP3, 726 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Maria Gomez on pregnancy and smoking.

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Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 923 KB (Transcript)
December 2001
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, then director of Smoke-Free Families, discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

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Mujeres embarazadas: parado por el año nuevo (Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year)—en español, 9 seconds, MP3, 118 KB (Transcripción en español)
December 2001
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

Smoking

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Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 60 seconds, MP3, 936 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.

audio icon Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.
audio icon Kid's Tooth Decay and Smoking, MP3, 843 KB (Transcript)
March 2003
Audio news release featuring Dr. Andrew Aligne describing his research about the impact of family members who smoke on the teeth of children who live with them.
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Kid's Tooth Decay and Smokingen español , MP3, 767 KB (Transcripción en español)
March 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Andrew Aligne describing his research about the impact of family members who smoke on the teeth of children who live with them.

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Smoking Cessation, with National Football League Hall of Famer Darrell Green, 30-second spots, Flash, 3-3.5 MB
April 2008
Video Public Service Announcement featuring National Football League Hall of Fame Pro Darrell Green talking with third-grade children about how smoking affects them. Multiple spots, in English only.

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Uste puede dejar de fumar (You Can Quit Smoking)—en español, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 1.1 MB (Transcripción en español)
June 2000
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Carlos Jaén about quitting smoking.

Spanish Messages

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Evite los coágulos (Prevent Blood Clots) 60 seconds, MP3, 1 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventing potentially dangerous blood clots.

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Evite los coágulos (Prevent Blood Clots), 30 seconds, MP3, 500 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventing potentially dangerous blood clots.

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Tratamiento con Coumadin® (Treatment with Coumadin®), 60 seconds, MP3, 1.4 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on taking the blood thinner Coumadin®/warfarin.

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Tratamiento con Coumadin® (Treatment with Coumadin®), 30 seconds, MP3, 500 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on taking the blood thinner Coumadin®/warfarin.

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Mujeres mayores de 50 (Women Over 50), 60 seconds, MP3, 1 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventive medical tests for women over 50.

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Mujeres mayores de 50 (Women Over 50), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventive medical tests for women over 50.

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Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 60 seconds, MP3, 936 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.

audio icon Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.
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Diabetes Tipo 2 (Type 2 Diabetes), 60 seconds, MP3, 952 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on Type 2 diabetes

audio icon Diabetes Tipo 2 (Type 2 Diabetes), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on Type 2 diabetes
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Diabetes y Los Examenes de la Vista (Diabetes and Eye Exams), 30 seconds, MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on diabetes and eye exams

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Osteoarthritis, 60 seconds, MP3, 952 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis, 30 seconds, MP3, 952 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on osteoarthritis

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Revise sus medicamentos (Medication Safety: Know Your Medication)—en español, 30 seconds, Flash, 3.4 MB (Transcripción en español)
March 2008
Video public service announcement on the importance of knowing the names of medicines and reasons for taking them. Also in English.

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Getting to a Healthy Weighten español, MP3, 309 KB (Transcripción en español)
January 2005
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Rosaly Correa, AHRQ, promoting healthy living.

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Investigación de la visión en niños (Vision Screening In Kids)—en español , MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2004
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Aliza Lifshitz about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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Your Medicine: Play it Safeen español, MP3, 935 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Rosaly Correa, AHRQ, about the AHRQ brochure "Your Medicine: Play It Safe."

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Kid's Tooth Decay and Smokingen español , MP3, 767 KB (Transcripción en español)
March 2003
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Andrew Aligne describing his research about the impact of family members who smoke on the teeth of children who live with them.

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El embarazo y el fumar (If You're Pregnant and You Smoke)—en español, 30 seconds, MP3, 726 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Maria Gomez on pregnancy and smoking.

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Aspirina para la prevención primaria de acontecimientos cardiovasculares (Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events), RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 247 KB (Transcripción en español)
January 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Karen Migdail, AHRQ, discussing U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for taking aspirin.

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Mujeres embarazadas: parado por el año nuevo (Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year)—en español, 9 seconds, MP3, 118 KB (Transcripción en español)
December 2001
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

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Uste puede dejar de fumar (You Can Quit Smoking)—en español, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 1.1 MB (Transcripción en español)
June 2000
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Carlos Jaén about quitting smoking.

Surgery

video icon What to Ask Before Surgery (2:36, 32 MB)
May 2010
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
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Questions to Ask Before Surgery, 30 seconds, MP3, 469 KB (Transcript)
November 2007
Audio public service announcement on being active in health care to receive quality care.

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Having Surgery: What You Need to Know, 30 seconds, MP3, 477 KB (Transcript)
January 2007
Audio public service announcement discussing the need to make informed decisions before having surgery.

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Tobacco Use

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Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 60 seconds, MP3, 936 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.

audio icon Deje de fumar (Quit Smoking), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on quitting smoking.
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Smoking Cessation, with National Football League Hall of Famer Darrell Green, 30-second spots, Flash, 3-3.5 MB
April 2008
Video Public Service Announcement featuring National Football League Hall of Fame Pro Darrell Green talking with third-grade children about how smoking affects them. Multiple spots, in English only.

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If You're Pregnant and You Smoke, 30 seconds, MP3, 462 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio public service announcement on the risk of babies being born too small when the mother smokes.

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Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 177 KB (Transcript)
November 2006
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, Director of the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit, discussing benefits to the child when the mother quits smoking.

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It's never too late to quit, (30 seconds, MP3, 469 KB ( Transcript)
March 2006
Audio public service announcement on how quitting smoking immediately improves breathing, circulation and health.

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Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 726 KB (Transcript)
May 2002
Audio news release featuring Dr. Sharon Phelan, an obstetrician with the University of New Mexico Medical School, on pregnancy and smoking.

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El embarazo y el fumar (If You're Pregnant and You Smoke)—en español, 30 seconds, MP3, 726 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Maria Gomez on pregnancy and smoking.

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Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 923 KB (Transcript)
December 2001
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, then director of Smoke-Free Families, discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

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Mujeres embarazadas: parado por el año nuevo (Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year)—en español, 9 seconds, MP3, 118 KB (Transcripción en español)
December 2001
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

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Uste puede dejar de fumar (You Can Quit Smoking)—en español, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 1.1 MB (Transcripción en español)
June 2000
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Carlos Jaén about quitting smoking.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

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Vision Screening in Kids, MP3, 438 KB (Transcript)
May 2004
Audio news release featuring Dr. Ned Calonge about the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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Investigación de la visión en niños ( Vision Screening In Kids)—en español, MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2004
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Aliza Lifshitz about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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Value

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Value and Sustainability in Health IT, 28 minutes, Windows Media®, 146 MB high, 74 MB low (Transcript)
September 2007
Video of a speech by Secretary Michael O. Leavitt during AHRQ 2007 Annual Meeting with an introduction by AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy.

Vision

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Diabetes y Los Examenes de la Vista (Diabetes and Eye Exams), 30 seconds, MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
September 2008
Features information in Spanish on diabetes and eye exams

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Vision Screening in Kids, MP3, 438 KB (Transcript)
May 2004
Audio news release featuring Dr. Ned Calonge about the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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Investigación de la visión en niños (Vision Screening In Kids)—en español , MP3, 496 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2004
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Aliza Lifshitz about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation about vision screening for children.

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Weight Loss

audio icon Getting to a Healthy Weight, MP3, 284 KB (Transcript)
January 2005
Audio news release featuring Dr. Francis Chesley, AHRQ, promoting healthy living.
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Getting to a Healthy Weighten español, MP3, 309 KB (Transcripción en español)
January 2005
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Rosaly Correa, AHRQ, promoting healthy living.

Women's Health

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Mujeres mayores de 50 (Women Over 50), 60 seconds, MP3, 1 MB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventive medical tests for women over 50.

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Mujeres mayores de 50 (Women Over 50), 30 seconds, MP3, 480 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2009
Audio public service announcement in Spanish on preventive medical tests for women over 50.

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If You're Pregnant and You Smoke, 30 seconds, MP3, 462 KB (Transcript)
February 2008
Audio public service announcement on the risk of babies being born too small when the mother smokes.

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Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 177 KB (Transcript)
November 2006
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, Director of the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit, discussing benefits to the child when the mother quits smoking.

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Breast Cancer Diagnostics, MP3, 924 KB (Transcript)
February 2006
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy discussing a report from AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.

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Women's Checklist for Your Next Checkup, MP3, 865 KB (Transcript)
May 2003
Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy an the an AHRQ brochure "Women's Checklist for Your Next Checkup."

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Pregnancy and Smoking, (MP3, 726 KB (Transcript)
May 2002
Audio news release featuring Dr. Sharon Phelan, an obstetrician with the University of New Mexico Medical School, on pregnancy and smoking.

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El embarazo y el fumar (If You're Pregnant and You Smoke)—en español, 30 seconds, MP3, 726 KB (Transcripción en español)
May 2002
Audio news release in Spanish featuring Dr. Maria Gomez on pregnancy and smoking.

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Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year, RealMedia, streaming audio; MP3, 923 KB (Transcript)
December 2001
Audio news release featuring Dr. Cathy Melvin, then director of Smoke-Free Families, discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

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Mujeres embarazadas: parado por el año nuevo (Pregnant Women: Quit for the New Year)—en español, 9 seconds, MP3, 118 KB (Transcripción en español)
December 2001
Audio news release in Spanish featuring AHRQ spokesperson Karen Migdail discussing a New Year's resolution to quit smoking.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Audio/Visual Topic Index. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/audio-video/audio-video-by-topic.html