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Medical News for English Learners – Program 25

With Telemedicine, No Need to Leave Home to See a Doctor

What are some of the benefits of Telemedicine and virtual urgent care for patients in remote locations where hospitals and medical professionals are rare? Do you believe Telemedicine can make medical care more affordable? Share your answers in the comments section below.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 24

US Report Says Smoking is Even Worse Than Believed

Now that you’ve viewed this new medical news program on the negative effects of smoking, do you agree that it would help to make smoking more difficult to access? Would you agree that making cigarettes more expensive would make smoking take place less often? Share your insights with us.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 23

New Findings on Sleep in Children, Older Adults

Studies link sleep with children’s behavior. Do you believe that children who sleep regularly and without problems have better health and less social problems during the day? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 22

Hand Washing Is Up in Public Restrooms in US

77% of men and 93% of women in the U.S.A., according to research, wash their hands after using the bathroom. What are your thoughts about people who don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom? Are you comfortable shaking hands with people you don’t know? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 21

Turning Images Into Sensations to Assist the Blind

What are your thoughts and beliefs about blind people? Based on the research discussed in this video, do you believe that in the next 20 years it will be possible to use technology to help blind people feel what they cannot see? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 20

World Health Officials Consider New Tobacco Control Measures

Do you agree that cigarette companies’ promotion to teenagers needs to stop? What about cigarette advertisements geared for adults – should that continue? Should governments have a say into how a cigarette company promotes cigarette smoking? Share your views with us.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 19

Prevention, Treatment Efforts Have “Broken” the Direction of AIDS

The number of Aids related deaths has significantly dropped. Yet, 2,500,000 became infected with HIV in 2009. How has AIDS (also known as SIDA in some countries) affected people in your country? Are there more services available in your country to treat people with HIV and AIDS than 10 years ago? Share your insight with us.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 18

Autism Test Could Use Images of Brain

Is autism wide-spread in your country? How do doctors in your country test for autism? Share your knowledge about autism with the rest of us by adding a comment below.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 17

Iron, Vitamin D May Lead to Smarter, Healthier Children

Prior to watching this video, did you know that Iron and Vitamin D may lead to smarter, healthier children? Do you believe supplements of vitamins and minerals are helpful for children and adults to maintain and improve health? Share your insights with us.

Medical News for English Learners – Program 16

Want to Lose Weight? Try Counting Calories

If you wish to lose weight, you need to count how many calories you eat. Many people eat a lot of food containing sugars, which leads to obesity and Type II Diabetes. Do you count calories? What do you do to lose or maintain your weight?

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