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The CPSTF recommends tailored pharmacy-based adherence interventions to help patients take medications as prescribed.
New Publications Feature CPSTF Recommendation and Systematic Review Evidence for Team-Based Care to Manage Type 2 Diabetes
New publications feature CPSTF recommendation and systematic review evidence for team-based care to control type 2 diabetes.
A new Community Guide in Action story details how the Nebraska Panhandle Public Health District used CPSTF findings to inform their community health improvement plan.
CPSTF recommends digital health interventions to increase physical activity among adults 55 years and older.
The CPSTF recommends exercise programs for pregnant women to reduce the development of gestational hypertension.
During this meeting, the Community Preventive Services Task Force will discuss asthma, cancer, health equity, and obesity. Members of the public are invited to join the Atlanta meeting in person or via live stream.
A new systematic review of economic evidence shows the economic benefits exceed the cost for active travel to school interventions.
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.
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.