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USPSTF Releases Fifth Annual Report to Congress

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF or Task Force) has released its “Fifth Annual Report to Congress on High-Priority Evidence Gaps for Clinical Preventive Services.”

In 2015, the USPSTF continued to fulfill its mission of improving the health of all Americans by making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services such as screening tests, counseling about healthy behaviors, and preventive medications. These recommendations help primary care clinicians and patients to decide together whether a preventive service is right for each patient’s needs.

In this annual report, the USPSTF has prioritized evidence gaps related to women’s health. Research in these areas would generate much needed evidence for important new recommendations to improve the health and health care of women in the United States.

Please click here to read the complete USPSTF report.

Current as of: December 2017

Internet Citation: USPSTF Releases Fifth Annual Report to Congress. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. November 2015.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Announcements/News/Item/uspstf-releases-fifth-annual-report-to-congress

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