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Community Guide Fact Sheet

Community Guide flyer.The Community Guide fact sheet outlines the work of the Community Preventive Services Task Force, noting the range of topics addressed and how recommendations can be used to improve community health and safety.

 
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Who We Are, What We Do

The cover of the Who We Are, What We Do document.This report describes The Community Guide and the work of the Community Preventive Services Task Force, including how they engage partners, select topics, prioritize intervention approaches, conduct systematic reviews, make decisions about findings, and disseminate information about what works to promote health. A printer-friendly version is also available.

 
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One Pager - Cardiovascular Disease: Pharmacy-based Medication Adherence Interventions

A pharmacist discusses medication with a patient.This one page handout summarizes the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendation and systematic review evidence for tailored pharmacy-based adherence interventions for cardiovascular disease prevention.

 
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One Pager - Increasing Appropriate Breast Cancer Screening: Interventions Engaging Community Health Workers

Two African-American women.This one page handout summarizes the CPSTF recommendation for interventions that engage community health workers to increase screening for breast cancer by mammography.

 
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One Pager - Increasing Appropriate Cervical Cancer Screening: Interventions Engaging Community Health Workers

A young boy smiling.This one page handout summarizes the CPSTF recommendation for interventions that engage community health workers to increase screening for cervical cancer by Pap smear. Economic evidence shows these interventions are cost-effective.

 
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One Pager - Increasing Appropriate Colorectal Cancer Screening: Interventions Engaging Community Health Workers

An older man sits and talks with a young child.This one page handout summarizes the CPSTF recommendation for interventions that engage community health workers to increase screening for colorectal cancer by colonoscopy or fecal occult blood test (FOBT). Economic evidence shows these interventions are cost-effective and may also result in net cost savings.

 
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One Pager - Obesity: Interventions to Increase Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Schools

A young boy drinks water from a sports bottle.This one page handout summarizes the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) finding of insufficient evidence for three school-based intervention approaches that combine dietary interventions with physical activity interventions. This does NOT mean the intervention approaches are ineffective; it means there is not enough evidence available to understand which of these approaches work.

 
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One Pager - Obesity: Meal or Fruit and Vegetable Snack Interventions Combined with Physical Activity Interventions in Schools

A young girl holding two apples.This one page handout summarizes the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendation and systematic review evidence for school-based interventions that combine meal or fruit and vegetable snack interventions with physical activity interventions to improve health among elementary school students through grade six.

 
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One Pager - Physical Activity: Digital Health Interventions for Adults 55 Years and Older

An older couple consult smart devices as they exercise.This one page handout summarizes the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendation and systematic review evidence for digital health interventions for adults aged 55 years and older to increase physical activity.

 
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One Pager - Physical Activity: Interventions to Increase Active Travel to School

Families walk down a paved pathway to a school building.This one page handout summarizes the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendation and the effectiveness and economic evidence for active travel to school interventions.

 

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