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April 2019
A student and school nurse sit side by side on a bench outside a school in Hawai`i.

Hawai`i Keiki Program Boosts Health Equity

A new Community Guide in Action story features a partnership between the Hawai`i Department of Education and the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa that improved health equity by establishing school-based health centers that help keep students in school.

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March 2019
A group of kindergärtners eat a healthy lunch.

Interventions to Increase Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Schools

The CPSTF recommends interventions in schools that combine meal or fruit and vegetable snack interventions with physical activity interventions to improve student health.

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February 2019
A community health worker reviews records with a patient.

Engaging Community Health Workers for Diabetes or Cardiovascular Disease Prevention is Cost-Effective

Interventions engaging community health workers for cardiovascular disease prevention, diabetes prevention, or diabetes management are cost-effective.

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February 2019
A doctor meets with a patient prior to a colonoscopy.

Colorectal Cancer Screening

A new Community Guide in Action Story features two community health centers that partnered with the American Cancer Society to use CPSTF recommendations to increase colorectal cancer screening rates among underserved populations.

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January 2019
A couple sits in a park and watches others walk, run, and ride bikes.

CPSTF Recommendation Used for Transportation Planning

A new Community Guide in Action Story highlights organizations that used the CPSTF recommendation for combined built environment approaches to develop plans for their communities.

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January 2019
Join us for the CPSTF Meeting February 13-14

Join us for the CPSTF Meeting February 13-14

During this meeting, Community Preventive Services Task Force members will discuss cancer, cardiovascular disease, health equity, mental health, and physical activity. Members of the public are invited to join the Atlanta meeting in person or via live stream.

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January 2019
Help shape the objectives for Healthy People 2030.

Healthy People 2030 Proposed Objective Public Comment

Now’s your chance to submit comments and suggestions on Healthy People 2030 objectives, many of which will connect with evidence-based resources from The Community Guide.

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November 2018
A group of students study at a classroom table.

New Community Guide Publications Feature Effectiveness and Economic Evidence from Health Equity Reviews

Now available: three full-text articles from the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice on the economics of center-based early childhood development and the effectiveness of expanded in-school learning time and year-round school interventions.

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October 2018
A promotora speaks to a female client about cervical cancer screening.

AMIGAS Program Increases Cancer Screening

A new Community Guide in Action Story features the AMIGAS program, which engaged community health workers based on Community Guide recommendations and more than doubled the rate of cervical cancer screening among Mexican-American women.

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September 2018
An American flag flying in front of the U.S. Capitol dome.

New CGiA Story highlights CityHealth Initiative

A new Community Guide in Action Story explains how CityHealth provides cities with the tools to help people lead healthier lives. Check out the story to learn about this innovative approach.

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September 2018
Join us for the CPSTF Meeting October 17-18

Join us for the CPSTF Meeting October 17-18

During this meeting, Community Preventive Services Task Force members will discuss cancer, mental health, obesity, and physical activity. Members of the public are invited to join the Atlanta meeting in person or via live stream.

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July 2018
Three pregnant women doing yoga.

Lifestyle Interventions During Pregnancy Reduce Gestational Diabetes Risk

The CPSTF recommends starting lifestyle interventions during the first two trimesters of pregnancy to reduce the risk of gestational diabetes.

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July 2018
A group of teenagers hanging out and having fun.

Primary Prevention Reduces Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Among Youth

A new systematic review from the CPSTF shows primary prevention interventions reduce intimate partner violence and sexual violence among youth.

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June 2018
A group of hands stacked together.

Multicomponent Interventions to Increase Cancer Screening are Cost-Effective

A new systematic review of economic evidence shows interventions to increase screenings for cervical or colorectal cancer are cost-effective.

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February 2018
A woman shows an older man how to use a tablet computer.

mHealth Interventions Improve Treatment Adherence Among CVD Patients

CPSTF recommends mHealth interventions to improve treatment adherence for patients recently diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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