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September 2019
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Nevada Expands Full-Day Kindergarten

A new Community Guide in Action story features Nevada decision makers who expanded full-day kindergarten programs to promote health equity.

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September 2019
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AMIGAS Community Guide in Action Story Now in Spanish!

Una historia que aparece en “La guía para la comunidad en acción” presenta el programa AMIGAS, que usó promotoras de salud conforme a las recomendaciones de la Guía para la comunidad y más que duplicó las tasas de realización de pruebas de detección de cáncer de cuello uterino.

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September 2019
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School-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Programs

The CPSTF recommends universal and targeted school-based cognitive behavioral therapy programs to prevent or reduce depression and anxiety symptoms among school-aged children and adolescents.

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August 2019
Join us for the CPSTF Meeting October 16-17

Join us for the CPSTF Meeting October 16-17

During this meeting, Community Preventive Services Task Force members will discuss cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and tobacco cessation. Members of the public are invited to join the Atlanta meeting in person or via live stream.

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July 2019

Pharmacy-based Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

The CPSTF recommends tailored pharmacy-based adherence interventions to help patients take medications as prescribed.

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July 2019
A doctor and nurse record a patient's weight

New Publications Feature CPSTF Recommendation and Systematic Review Evidence for Team-Based Care to Manage Type 2 Diabetes

New publications feature CPSTF recommendation and systematic review evidence for team-based care to control type 2 diabetes.

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July 2019
Two people hiking the Oregon Trail near Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska.

Nebraska Uses The Community Guide for Planning

A new Community Guide in Action story details how the Nebraska Panhandle Public Health District used CPSTF findings to inform their community health improvement plan.

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June 2019
An older woman exercises with the help of a mobile phone.

Digital Health Interventions Increase Physical Activity Among Adults 55 Years and Older

CPSTF recommends digital health interventions to increase physical activity among adults 55 years and older.

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May 2019
A group of pregnant women exercise using large exercise spheres.

Exercise Programs to Prevent Gestational Hypertension

The CPSTF recommends exercise programs for pregnant women to reduce the development of gestational hypertension.

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May 2019
Join us for the CPSTF Meeting June 12-13

Join us for the CPSTF Meeting June 12-13

During this meeting, the Community Preventive Services Task Force will discuss asthma, cancer, health equity, and obesity. Members of the public are invited to join the Atlanta meeting in person or via live stream.

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April 2019
A teacher walks a student to the school building

Interventions to Increase Active Travel to School

A new systematic review of economic evidence shows the economic benefits exceed the cost for active travel to school interventions.

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April 2019
A student and school nurse sit side by side on a bench outside a school in Hawai`i.

Hawai`i Keiki Program Boosts Health Equity

A new Community Guide in Action story features a partnership between the Hawai`i Department of Education and the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa that improved health equity by establishing school-based health centers that help keep students in school.

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March 2019
A group of kindergärtners eat a healthy lunch.

Interventions to Increase Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Schools

The CPSTF recommends interventions in schools that combine meal or fruit and vegetable snack interventions with physical activity interventions to improve student health.

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February 2019
A community health worker reviews records with a patient.

Engaging Community Health Workers for Diabetes or Cardiovascular Disease Prevention is Cost-Effective

Interventions engaging community health workers for cardiovascular disease prevention, diabetes prevention, or diabetes management are cost-effective.

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February 2019
A doctor meets with a patient prior to a colonoscopy.

Colorectal Cancer Screening

A new Community Guide in Action Story features two community health centers that partnered with the American Cancer Society to use CPSTF recommendations to increase colorectal cancer screening rates among underserved populations.

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