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May 2019
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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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April 2019
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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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March 2019
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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
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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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January 2019
Help shape the objectives for Healthy People 2030.

Healthy People 2030 Proposed Objective Public Comment

Now’s your chance to submit comments and suggestions on Healthy People 2030 objectives, many of which will connect with evidence-based resources from The Community Guide.

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November 2018
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New Community Guide Publications Feature Effectiveness and Economic Evidence from Health Equity Reviews

Now available: three full-text articles from the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice on the economics of center-based early childhood development and the effectiveness of expanded in-school learning time and year-round school interventions.

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July 2018
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Lifestyle Interventions During Pregnancy Reduce Gestational Diabetes Risk

The CPSTF recommends starting lifestyle interventions during the first two trimesters of pregnancy to reduce the risk of gestational diabetes.

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July 2018
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Primary Prevention Reduces Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Among Youth

A new systematic review from the CPSTF shows primary prevention interventions reduce intimate partner violence and sexual violence among youth.

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June 2018
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Multicomponent Interventions to Increase Cancer Screening are Cost-Effective

A new systematic review of economic evidence shows interventions to increase screenings for cervical or colorectal cancer are cost-effective.

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February 2018
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mHealth Interventions Improve Treatment Adherence Among CVD Patients

CPSTF recommends mHealth interventions to improve treatment adherence for patients recently diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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December 2017
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Healthcare Systems Help Patients Manage Type 2 Diabetes with Mobile Apps

CPSTF recommends the use of text messaging interventions to increase medication adherence among patients with chronic medical conditions.

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December 2017
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Interactive Digital Interventions Help Patients Control High Blood Pressure

The CPSTF recommends the use of interactive digital interventions to improve blood pressure control in patients with high blood pressure.

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November 2017
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Text Messages Improve Medication Adherence

CPSTF recommends the use of text messaging interventions to increase medication adherence among patients with chronic medical conditions.

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November 2017
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Activity Monitors Boost Physical Activity Interventions

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends interventions including activity monitors for adults with overweight or obesity.

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October 2017
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Comprehensive Telehealth Interventions Help Adults with Chronic Diseases

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends comprehensive telehealth interventions to supplement the care of adults who have chronic diseases affected by diet. Evidence shows these interventions improve patients’ diets.

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