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January 2020
A group of children run across an open playground.

School-Based Self-Management Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Asthma

Evidence from a systematic review shows school-based, self-management interventions reduce emergency department and hospital visits among children and adolescents with asthma.

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December 2019
Help the CPSTF prioritize topics for the next five years.

The 2020 CPSTF Priority Setting Process is Underway!

Help us identify priority topics of public health importance for CPSTF evidence-based recommendations. Public comment deadline is January 23, 2020.

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November 2019
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Publication Features Cost-Effectiveness of Cancer Intervention

A new publication features economic evidence from a systematic review of multicomponent interventions to increase screenings for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening.

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November 2019
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CPSTF 2018-2019 Annual Report to Congress

The 2018-2019 Annual Report to Congress: Supporting Community Health and National Security highlights the military’s success in reducing tobacco use among active duty service members using evidence-based strategies, including CPSTF recommendations.

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October 2019
Dr. Alison Evans Cuellar and Dr. Ned Calonge.

CPSTF Announces New Chair and Vice-Chair

Dr. Ned Calonge and Dr. Alison Evans Cuellar to serve as chair and vice-chair of the CPSTF.

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October 2019
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Education Related to Life Expectancy

Community Guide scientists have published a new paper that outlines the relationship between educational achievement and life expectancy.

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October 2019
Jonathan Fielding and Robert (Bob) Brewer

Jonathan E. Fielding Community Guide Champion Award Recognizes Two Public Health Leaders

Dr. Jonathan Fielding and Dr. Robert (Bob) Brewer are the first two recipients of the Jonathan E. Fielding Community Guide Champion Award.

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September 2019

Housing First Promotes Health Equity

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends Permanent Supportive Housing with Housing First programs (Housing First) to promote health equity for people who are experiencing homelessness and have a disability, including those with HIV infection.

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September 2019
A group shot of the participants at the 2019 Community Guide celebration

Community Guide Celebration

CPSTF members, liaisons, partners, and Community Guide staff and friends came together to celebrate more than two decades of achievements.

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September 2019
Books, a clock, and a globe sit on a teacher's desk

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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