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Medicines to Help Prevent Breast Cancer: Let's Talk About It To support implementation of the recommendation on Medicines to Help Prevent Breast Cancer, the Task Force created a companion guide to facilitate meaningful discussions between healthcare providers and their patients. A two-page document, the first page outlines basic information about risk factors for breast cancer, the potential benefits and harms of risk-reducing medicines, and questions for patients to ask their healthcare providers. The second page provides additional information on assessing patient risk and more detailed data on benefits and harms. Adult, Senior
Million Hearts Initiative Million Hearts® 2022 is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes within 5 years. Adult, Senior
Move Your Way Campaign Move Your Way is the promotional campaign for the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Our goal is to help people live healthier lives through increased physical activity. Adult, Senior
National Diabetes Prevention Program The National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is a partnership of public and private organizations working to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Partners make it easier for people at risk for type 2 diabetes to participate in evidence-based lifestyle change programs to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes. Adult, Senior
National Domestic Violence Hotline Resources for victims and survivors Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument (ORAI) The Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument (ORAI) was developed and validated in a cohort of Canadian women and had a sensitivity of 94.4% and specificity of 41.4% in that population. Senior
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based guidance to help Americans maintain or improve their health through physical activity. Adult, Senior
PrEP for HIV Prevention: Let's Talk About It To support implementation of the recommendation on Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Prevention of HIV Infection, the Task Force created a companion discussion guide to facilitate meaningful discussions between clinicians and their patients who may be at high risk for HIV infection. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States—2017 Update A clinical practice guideline from the U.S. Public Health Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Pregnancy Health: Exercise Programs to Prevent Gestational Hypertension The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise programs during pregnancy to reduce the development of gestational hypertension. Adult
Prevent, Assess, and Respond Domestic Violence Toolkit for Health Centers and Domestic Violence Programs Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Primary Care Interventions for Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adolescent
Primary Care--Based Interventions to Prevent Illicit Drug Use in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adolescent
Primary Interventions to Support Breastfeeding: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Adult
Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations: An Update from USPSTF Blog post from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Adult, Senior
Putting Prevention Into Practice (PPIP): An Evidence-Based Approach A series of short reports and quizzes by the American Family Physician based on Task Force recommendations. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Recommendations for Providing Quality STD Clinical Services, 2020 This report provides CDC recommendations to U.S. health care providers regarding quality clinical services for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for primary care and STD specialty care settings. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease with Nontraditional Risk Factors: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening and Behavioral Counseling Intervention to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
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