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January 2022
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What Works to Prevent Overweight and Obesity

Printer-friendly and easy-to read, this summary of CPSTF findings is now available and ready to for you to use and share.

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January 2022
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CPSTF Welcomes New Members

Four public health and clinical professionals have been appointed to serve five-year terms on the CPSTF, starting in 2022.

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December 2021
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Resources Build on CPSTF Recommendations to Consider Value on Investment for Diabetes and Hypertension Programs at the Workplace

Resources build on CPSTF findings to examine the evidence base and review the effectiveness and value on investment of workplace-based programs focused on diabetes and hypertension.

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December 2021
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What Works to Prevent Violence

Printer-friendly and easy-to read, this summary of CPSTF findings is now available and ready to for you to use and share.

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December 2021
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Team-based Care Improves Blood Pressure Control and is Cost-effective

A systematic review of evidence shows team-based care increases the proportion of patients with controlled blood pressure.

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November 2021
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What Works to Increase Physical Activity

Printer-friendly and easy-to read, this summary of CPSTF findings is now available and ready to for you to use and share.

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November 2021
The 2020 CPSTF Annual Report to Congress

CPSTF 2020 Annual Report to Congress

The new report summarizes work completed from October 2019—September 2020, including four effectiveness recommendations and four economic findings, critical evidence gaps, and priority topics to guide future reviews.

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October 2021
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Did You Know?

New infographic features text messaging intervention approaches to help adults quit smoking.

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October 2021
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Webinar: Cancer Prevention Interventions: Recommendations from the Community Preventive Services Task Force

Mark your calendar! Join us at 3 pm ET on the 19th to learn more about CPSTF recommendations for cancer prevention and ways they’ve been implemented in communities.

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October 2021
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What Works to Increase Cancer Screenings

Printer-friendly and easy-to read, this summary of CPSTF findings is now available and ready to for you to use and share.

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September 2021
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A Cost-effective Way to Increase Cancer Screening? Target Social Determinants of Health

An economic review published in JAMA Oncology shows interventions that leverage social determinants of health to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screenings are cost-effective.

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September 2021
October 2021 CPSTF Meeting

CPSTF Meeting – October 20-21

Topics include cancer screening, HIV prevention, nutrition, physical activity, obesity, social determinants of health, and violence prevention.

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September 2021
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Community Guide Methods Manual Now Available

A new methods manual provides an overview of Community Guide systematic review methods for assessing the effectiveness and economic evidence that serves as the basis for CPSTF findings.

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August 2021
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Housing Voucher Programs Advance Health Equity and Show Economic Benefits

Evidence shows societal benefits exceed the cost of tenant-based housing voucher programs when combined with certain services.

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August 2021
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Mobile Phone Text Messaging Interventions Help Adults Who Smoke Quit

Systematic review evidence shows mobile phone text messaging interventions help adults quit smoking.

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