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August 2012
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Community Guide Worksite Review Among Top Five Most Cited

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.

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June 2012
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Task Force Updates Findings on Interventions to Boost Cancer Screening

Based on evidence from updated Community Guide reviews, the Task Force issued new findings on ways to increase breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening.

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May 2012
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Now Published: Collaborative Care to Manage Depression

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.

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April 2012
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Task Force Recommends Against Privatizing Retail Alcohol Sales

Evidence links privatization to increased consumption of alcoholic beverages, excessive drinking and related harms.

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April 2012
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Task Force Chair Supports Future of Public Health

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.

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March 2012
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Helping Caregivers of Adolescents Reduce their Teens’ Health Risk Behaviors

See newly published Task Force findings on helping caregivers reduce their teen's health risk behaviors.

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March 2012
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Abstinence Education and Comprehensive Risk Reduction for Teens

See newly published Task Force findings on abstinence education and comprehensive risk reduction for teens.

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March 2012
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Winter 2012: Task Force Releases New Recommendations and Findings

Topics include tobacco cessation and interventions to promote health equity.

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December 2011
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Task Force Releases First Annual Report to Congress

The report describes Task Force background, methods, findings, evidence gaps, priorities, and how states and communities use its recommendations.

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November 2011
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Task Force Member Appointed to President's Cancer Panel

Congratulations to Community Preventive Services Task Force member Barbara K. Rimer on her appointment as Chairman of the President's Cancer Panel.

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October 2011
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Task Force finds commercial liability an effective strategy to reduce alcohol-related harms

Holding alcohol retailers liable for injuries or damage done by their intoxicated customers can reduce motor vehicle deaths, homicides, injuries, and other alcohol-related problems.

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August 2011
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Community Preventive Services Task Force Publishes Findings on Home-based Asthma Programs

The Task Force recommends use of home-based multi-trigger, multicomponent interventions for children and adolescents with asthma.

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May 2011
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Summer 2011: Task Force Releases New Recommendations and Findings

Topics include excessive alcohol use and vaccination rates.

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March 2011
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Ignition Interlocks Recommended to Prevent Impaired Driving Re-Arrests

New publication features evidence-based recommendations to reduce alcohol-impaired driving.

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December 2010
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Task Force Releases New Recommendations and Findings - Winter 2010

Topics include excessive alcohol use, vaccination rates, and health communication campaigns.

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