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Congratulations to Community Preventive Services Task Force member Barbara K. Rimer on her appointment as Chairman of the President's Cancer Panel.
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.
The Task Force recommends use of home-based multi-trigger, multicomponent interventions for children and adolescents with asthma.
Topics include excessive alcohol use and vaccination rates.
New publication features evidence-based recommendations to reduce alcohol-impaired driving.
Topics include excessive alcohol use, vaccination rates, and health communication campaigns.
Laws and policies that limit the days and hours alcohol can be sold are effective public health strategies to prevent harms from drinking too much
Laws to reduce the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of drivers save lives. A new case study examines translating this evidence into policy
Evidence-based recommendations to assess health risks and reduce tobacco use are now available in a published Community Guide systematic review.
Systems that inform healthcare providers when individual clients are due or overdue for specific tests can increase cancer screenings. This is according to a published Community Guide systematic review.
One way to prevent excessive alcohol use is to regulate the number of places where alcohol may be legally sold in a given area, according to a systematic review published by the Community Guide.
Task Force recommendations now available for group-based interventions to prevent and reduce adolescent HIV/AIDS, pregnancy, and other STIs.
Published in the October 2009 AJPM, the Task Force recommends worksite programs intended to improve diet and physical activity behaviors.
This review, published in the October 2009 AJPM, shows that these interventions can reduce alcohol-impaired driving.
Increased alcohol taxes save lives! Find out how alcohol excise taxes reduce alcohol use, alcohol-impaired driving, motor vehicle crashes and fatalities, and deaths from cirrhosis of the liver.