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More research is needed for the Task Force to determine if mass media without other components results in a more physically active population.
Two new, short videos show how communities have used Task Force findings to make residents safer and healthier.
Topics include alcohol, skin cancer, emergency preparedness, mental health, and motor vehicle injury prevention.
The Community Guide review on the Assessment of Health Risks with Feedback was recognized as one of the most cited articles published in the AJPM during 2010. Read a review summary and the publication.
Based on evidence from updated Community Guide reviews, the Task Force issued new findings on ways to increase breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening.
Newly published reviews and Task Force findings feature the effectiveness of this intervention in improving depression symptoms, adherence to treatment, response to treatment, and remission and recovery.
Evidence links privatization to increased consumption of alcoholic beverages, excessive drinking and related harms.
A gift from Jonathan and Karin Fielding supports public health education and research at soon-to-be named UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health.
See newly published Task Force findings on helping caregivers reduce their teen's health risk behaviors.
See newly published Task Force findings on abstinence education and comprehensive risk reduction for teens.
Topics include tobacco cessation and interventions to promote health equity.
The report describes Task Force background, methods, findings, evidence gaps, priorities, and how states and communities use its recommendations.
Congratulations to Community Preventive Services Task Force member Barbara K. Rimer on her appointment as Chairman of the President's Cancer Panel.
Holding alcohol retailers liable for injuries or damage done by their intoxicated customers can reduce motor vehicle deaths, homicides, injuries, and other alcohol-related problems.
The Task Force recommends use of home-based multi-trigger, multicomponent interventions for children and adolescents with asthma.