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Learn about Community Preventive Services Task Force findings on coordinated school dismissals to reduce or delay spread of infection.
Task Force findings were used to prevent motor vehicle-related injury for the Hopi Tribe in Arizona and the Yurok Tribe Reservation in California.
One organization increased cancer screening rates and the other increased physical activity—both with Task Force findings. Read each story to learn more about their success.
Did you know The Community Guide could be used as an educational tool? Learn how professors at three different universities used The Community Guide in their classrooms.
A newly published systematic review shows that reducing patient out-of-pocket costs for medications can improve health.
Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Early Childhood Education Programs to Improve Health Outcomes
Early childhood education programs for low-income and minority children improve educational and health prospects, says the Community Preventive Services Task Force.
The San Diego Prevention Research Center used Task Force findings to increase physical activity among Latinos.
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Two Task Force recommendations and new publications about cardiovascular disease prevention and control are now available!
Two new stories about using evidence-based findings from the Task Force feature a local health department's efforts to improve the health of school environments and a technology-based program to help employees achieve wellness.
Call for Nominations to the Task Force
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The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends health care system-based interventions and community-based interventions implemented in combination.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force released its 2014-2015 annual report to Congress, with a focus on the Task Force's work in strengthening our nation's ability to prevent cancers.
The Task Force recommends combined diet and physical activity programs for people at increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Peer-reviewed journal publications now online.
Public health interventions that engage community health workers help people manage risk factors and prevent cardiovascular disease, and reduce health disparities.