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Do you know someone who should be a Community Preventive Services Task Force member? Nominations will be accepted through June 26, 2020.
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.
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.
The CPSTF recommends digital health interventions to assist adolescents with overweight or obesity with weight management.
The CPSTF recommends interventions that engage community health workers to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening.
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.
A new report updates evidence on the benefits of smoking cessation and features evidence-based intervention approaches, including many from The Community Guide.
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.
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.
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.
Evidence from a systematic review shows school-based, self-management interventions reduce emergency department and hospital visits among children and adolescents with asthma.
A new publication features economic evidence from a systematic review of multicomponent interventions to increase screenings for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening.
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.
Dr. Ned Calonge and Dr. Alison Evans Cuellar to serve as chair and vice-chair of the CPSTF.
Community Guide scientists have published a new paper that outlines the relationship between educational achievement and life expectancy.