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May 2020
The CPSTF will meet on Thursday June 11, 2020.

Join us for the CPSTF Meeting June 11

Join the CPSTF for this web-based meeting! Discussion topics will include cardiovascular disease prevention and control, tobacco cessation, and health equity.

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May 2020
Nominations are open for new members of the Community Preventive Services Task Force.

Community Preventive Services Task Force Seeks New Members

Do you know someone who should be a Community Preventive Services Task Force member? Nominations will be accepted through June 26, 2020.

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May 2020
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New CVD Implementation Resource

CDC’s Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention released a new resource to help communities and health systems implement CPSTF-recommended telehealth interventions for cardiovascular disease prevention and management.

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April 2020
Read the AcademyHealth blog about The Community Guide

Health Services Researchers Use of The Community Guide

AcademyHealth has a new blog featuring ways health services researchers can use CPSTF findings to develop effective, economically sound, health promotion interventions and research agendas.

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March 2020
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Adolescents with Overweight or Obesity Benefit from Digital Health Interventions

The CPSTF recommends digital health interventions to assist adolescents with overweight or obesity with weight management.

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March 2020
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Engaging Community Health Workers to Increase Cancer Screening is Effective and Cost-Effective

The CPSTF recommends interventions that engage community health workers to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening.

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February 2020
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In the Year of the Nurse 2020: How Nurses Can Use The Community Guide

An article in the March 2020 issue of the American Journal of Nursing outlines how evidence-based recommendations from The Community Guide can inform nursing practices.

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February 2020
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U.S. Surgeon General Report on Smoking Cessation Features CPSTF-Recommendations

A new report updates evidence on the benefits of smoking cessation and features evidence-based intervention approaches, including many from The Community Guide.

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February 2020
A pharmacist discusses medication with an older couple.

New Implementation Resource for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

CDC has released a new resource to help communities and health systems implement tailored pharmacy-based interventions to improve medication adherence for cardiovascular disease prevention, which are recommended by the CPSTF.

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January 2020
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Active People, Healthy Nation Features CPSTF-Recommended Strategies

CDC launched Active People, Healthy NationSM to help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027. The initiative promotes CPSTF-recommended strategies that work at the state and local level.

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January 2020
The CPSTF will meet on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

Join us online for the CPSTF Meeting February 12

Join the CPSTF for this web-based meeting! Discussion topics will include HIV screening, cardiovascular disease prevention and control, tobacco cessation, mental health, and sleep health.

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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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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
A portion of the 2018-2019 Annual Report to Congress cover

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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