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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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2011 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2011 Annual Report to CongressThe First Annual Report to Congress provides background on the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF), its methods, findings, and recommendations, and describes both gaps in existing research on community preventive services and priorities for future CPSTF efforts.

 
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2012 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2012 Annual ReportThe 2012 Annual Report to Congress outlines Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) reviews and recommendations, along with evidence gaps that can be filled through additional research and evaluation. The report also summarizes how recommendations are used, CPSTF accomplishments over the year, and the priorities for future CPSTF efforts.

 
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2013 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2013 Annual ReportThe 2013 Annual Report to Congress outlines Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendations and evidence gaps related to preventing and controlling cardiovascular disease. It also summarizes the full list of prevention opportunities reviewed by the CPSTF, lists key accomplishments since the 2012 report, and lays out priorities and plans for coming years.

 
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2014-2015 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2014-2015 Annual Report to CongressThe 2014–2015 Annual Report to Congress includes Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) accomplishments and lays out future priorities and plans. The CPSTF features its work in strengthening our nation's ability to prevent cancers—all-too-common illnesses that place a great burden on individuals, their families, places of work, communities, and our healthcare system. The report also includes areas where more research and programs are needed to prevent and reduce cancers.

 
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2016 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2016 Annual Report to CongressIn the 2016 Annual Report to Congress, the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) helps to build the evidence base for public health programs, policies, and other interventions. This report summarizes accomplishments from the past year, and lays out future priorities and plans.

 
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2017 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2017 Annual Report to CongressThe 2017 Annual Report to Congress highlights ways CPSTF recommendations can be used to support the readiness and resilience of the United States Armed Forces, improve the health of our military communities, and increase the population of young people who are eligible for service. The report also identifies important evidence gaps researchers, evaluators, and funders may choose to address, as well as priority areas for future CPSTF work. Particular emphasis is placed on the challenges of obesity, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol use.

 
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2018-2019 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2018-2019 Annual Report to CongressThe 2018–2019 Annual Report to Congress highlights ways CPSTF recommendations have been used to support the readiness and resilience of the United States Armed Forces by reducing tobacco use among service members. The report also identifies important evidence gaps that researchers, evaluators, and funders may choose to address, as well as priority areas for future CPSTF work.

 

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