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The Task Force recommends electronic screening and brief intervention to reduce excessive alcohol consumption and related harms.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force released its 2013 annual report to Congress, the first to focus on evidence-based recommendations on specific health topic.
What's syndication? A new feature that lets you put exact Community Guide web content on your site, which is then updated automatically.
Highlights include activities evidence gaps, future systematic reviews, and how Task Force recommendations have been used to improve public health.
See client-oriented and provider-oriented evidence-based recommendations for what works to increase cervical cancer screening.
More research is needed for the Task Force to determine if mass media without other components results in a more physically active population.
Two new, short videos show how communities have used Task Force findings to make residents safer and healthier.
Topics include alcohol, skin cancer, emergency preparedness, mental health, and motor vehicle injury prevention.
The Community Guide review on the Assessment of Health Risks with Feedback was recognized as one of the most cited articles published in the AJPM during 2010. Read a review summary and the publication.
Based on evidence from updated Community Guide reviews, the Task Force issued new findings on ways to increase breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening.
Newly published reviews and Task Force findings feature the effectiveness of this intervention in improving depression symptoms, adherence to treatment, response to treatment, and remission and recovery.
Evidence links privatization to increased consumption of alcoholic beverages, excessive drinking and related harms.
A gift from Jonathan and Karin Fielding supports public health education and research at soon-to-be named UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health.
See newly published Task Force findings on abstinence education and comprehensive risk reduction for teens.
See newly published Task Force findings on helping caregivers reduce their teen's health risk behaviors.