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The CPSTF recommends interventions in schools that combine meal or fruit and vegetable snack interventions with physical activity interventions to improve student health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The CPSTF recommends starting lifestyle interventions during the first two trimesters of pregnancy to reduce the risk of gestational diabetes.
A new systematic review from the CPSTF shows primary prevention interventions reduce intimate partner violence and sexual violence among youth.
A new systematic review of economic evidence shows interventions to increase screenings for cervical or colorectal cancer are cost-effective.
CPSTF recommends mHealth interventions to improve treatment adherence for patients recently diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.
CPSTF recommends the use of text messaging interventions to increase medication adherence among patients with chronic medical conditions.