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What Works Fact Sheet: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control

Resource Summary

A blue transparent image of a human torso; the heart is featured in bright red, with a blue EKG line running through it, represents interventions to prevent and control cardiovascular disease.This brochure is designed to help public health program planners, community advocates, educators, primary care providers and policymakers find proven intervention strategies—including programs, services and policies—to plan evidence-based care that has been proven to reduce patients’ risk for cardiovascular disease. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention strategies are best for their communities. This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide), an essential resource for people who want to know what works in public health.