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What Works Fact Sheet: Health Equity

Man holding a sleeping newborn against his chest represents interventions to promote health equity.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches that aim to improve health equity. It is designed to help public health professionals, educators, and administrators find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to improve health equity. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Improving Women's Health

Healthcare provider uses stethoscope to listen to woman's heart, represents interventions to improve women's health.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about interventions that address heart disease, cancer, and mental health—health issues that place a particular burden on women. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to address women’s health. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

Listen to an audio clip (7:20) of Dr. Jennifer Bishop-Crawford as she talks with CDC’s Dr. John Anderton about development of the women’s health fact sheet and how she’s come to rely on The Community Guide as a dependable resource.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Increasing Appropriate Vaccination

A doctor prepares to give a young girl a shot in her arm.This two-page summary features an easy-to-read table that shows Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendations and findings for evaluated intervention approaches. It may be viewed online or printed as a handout, making it useful for communications with decision makers and partners.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Increasing Physical Activity

Man riding a bike while wearing a helmet represents interventions to increase physical activity.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to increase physical activity. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to increase physical activity. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Motor Vehicle-Related Injury Prevention

Man straps school-age girl into a booster seat to show interventions that reduce motor vehicle deaths and injuries.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to improve motor vehicle safety. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to increase child safety seat use, increase safety belt use, and reduce alcohol-impaired driving. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Obesity Prevention and Control

A young girl eats an apple during snack time at schoolThis brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent overweight and obesity. It is designed to help public health professionals, educators, and employers find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to prevent overweight and obesity. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Full glasses on a serving tray represent interventions to prevent excessive alcohol consumption.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent excessive alcohol consumption. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to prevent excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Reducing Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Woman breaks cigarette in half, represents interventions to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to reduce tobacco use. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Skin Cancer Prevention

Woman puts sunscreen on face of a young girl, represents interventions to prevent skin cancer.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent skin cancer. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to reduce UV exposure and prevent skin cancer. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 
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What Works Fact Sheet: Violence Prevention

Young girl with bruised eye rests her head on her knee, represents interventions to prevent violence.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent violence. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to prevent violence among youth. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.

 

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