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March 2021
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Clinical Decision Support Systems Increase HIV Screening

The CPSTF recommends clinical decision support systems to increase HIV screening for the general population and for persons at higher risk for HIV infection.

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February 2021
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Tenant-based Housing Voucher Programs Advance Health Equity

Evidence shows tenant-based housing voucher programs improve health and health-related outcomes for adults and advance health equity.

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February 2021
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New Publication Features Economic Benefits of Active Travel to School

The January issue of AJPM features the economic benefits of active travel to school interventions and a commentary about using the evidence to create momentum.

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January 2021
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Housing First Programs Lead to Net Economic Benefits

Systematic review shows economic benefits of Housing First programs are greater than the cost of the intervention, recent article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice details results from the effectiveness review.

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January 2021
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U.S. Surgeon General Report Connects Health and Prosperity

Community Health and Economic Prosperity: Engaging Businesses as Stewards and Stakeholders—A Report of the Surgeon General references CPSTF recommendations for community preventive services.

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January 2021
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CPSTF Meeting – February 10-11

Register now to the attend the virtual CPSTF meeting. Topics will include physical activity, obesity, social determinants of health, and economic review methods.

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December 2020
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CPSTF Announces New Members Appointed by CDC to Start in 2021 or 2022

Eight public health and clinical professionals have been appointed by the CDC Director to serve five-year terms on the CPSTF, starting in either 2021 or 2022.

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December 2020
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New Publications Related to The Community Guide

Recent articles about The Community Guide highlight funding sources for evidence considered in systematic reviews and health department use of CPSTF recommendations.

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November 2020
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Prevent and Reduce Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence

Now available! An article in the Journal of Women’s Health outlines ways decision makers can use the CPSTF recommendation for interventions to prevent and reduce intimate partner and sexual violence among youth.

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November 2020
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U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension

The new call to action includes evidence-based intervention approaches from The Community Guide.

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October 2020
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Community Guide Partnership with Healthy People 2030

A new blog post features the partnership between The Community Guide and Healthy People 2030 and shows how crosswalks between the sites can inform public health decision making.

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September 2020
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Community-Academic Partnership Success

Georgia College partnered with churches in nearby counties to improve the nutritional habits of more 600 residents.

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September 2020
Register now for the October 2020 CPSTF meeting.

CPSTF Meeting – October 21-22

You’re invited to join this web-based meeting! Discussion topics will include asthma, heart disease and stroke, and obesity and physical activity.

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September 2020
CPSTF Announces Priority Topics for 2020-2025.

CPSTF Announces Priority Topics for 2020-2025

The CPSTF used a data-driven process that included consideration of Healthy People 2020 topics and input from multiple stakeholders to select nine priority topics that will guide their systematic reviews for the next five years.

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July 2020
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Economic Evidence Supports Pharmacy-Based Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

A systematic review of economic evidence shows tailored pharmacy-based interventions to increase medication adherence are cost-effective for cardiovascular disease prevention.

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