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September 2020
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Community-Academic Partnership Success

Georgia College partnered with churches in nearby counties to improve the nutritional habits of more 600 residents.

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September 2020
Register now for the October 2020 CPSTF meeting.

CPSTF Meeting – October 21-22

You’re invited to join this web-based meeting! Discussion topics will include asthma, heart disease and stroke, and obesity and physical activity.

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September 2020
CPSTF Announces Priority Topics for 2020-2025.

CPSTF Announces Priority Topics for 2020-2025

The CPSTF used a data-driven process that included consideration of Healthy People 2020 topics and input from multiple stakeholders to select nine priority topics that will guide their systematic reviews for the next five years.

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July 2020
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Economic Evidence Supports Pharmacy-Based Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

A systematic review of economic evidence shows tailored pharmacy-based interventions to increase medication adherence are cost-effective for cardiovascular disease prevention.

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July 2020
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Interventions to Get Healthier Foods and Beverages into Schools

The July issue of AJPM features CPSTF findings and systematic review evidence for four intervention approaches to increase the availability of healthier foods and beverages in schools.

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July 2020
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Quit Tobacco! New Recommendation for Internet-based Interventions

The CPSTF recommends internet-based interventions to help adults stop using tobacco products.

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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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