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Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Early Childhood Education Programs to Improve Health Outcomes
Early childhood education programs for low-income and minority children improve educational and health prospects, says the Community Preventive Services Task Force.
The San Diego Prevention Research Center used Task Force findings to increase physical activity among Latinos.
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Two Task Force recommendations and new publications about cardiovascular disease prevention and control are now available!
Two new stories about using evidence-based findings from the Task Force feature a local health department's efforts to improve the health of school environments and a technology-based program to help employees achieve wellness.
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The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends health care system-based interventions and community-based interventions implemented in combination.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force released its 2014-2015 annual report to Congress, with a focus on the Task Force's work in strengthening our nation's ability to prevent cancers.
The Task Force recommends combined diet and physical activity programs for people at increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Peer-reviewed journal publications now online.
Public health interventions that engage community health workers help people manage risk factors and prevent cardiovascular disease, and reduce health disparities.
Mental health benefit laws help those who need care with little added cost for insurance plans.
Studies of enhanced school-based physical education programs conducted found that students who participated in these programs spent more time engaging in moderate- to vigorous- intensity physical activity.
Programs improve long-term health for minority and low-income groups. Peer-reviewed journal publication now available online.
Task Force recommendations applied to reduce cancer-related disparities in a largely rural, medically underserved region in Georgia.
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