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Let's Talk About It: Preventing HIV with PrEP This guide is a companion to the Task Force recommendation on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to Prevent Acquisition of HIV . This guide is for people who do not have HIV. The first page of the guide is intended for patients. It outlines basic information about the benefits and harms of taking PrEP and lists important questions for patients to ask their healthcare professionals about this preventive medication. The second page provides additional information about the recommendation, including information geared toward healthcare professionals about who should take this medication, approved PrEP formulations, and follow-up care. Adolescent, Adult
Let's Talk About It: Screening for Breast Cancer This guide is a companion to the Task Force recommendation on Screening for Breast Cancer. The purpose of the guide is to help healthcare professionals explain the Task Force recommendation and begin to engage female patients ages 40-74 in a discussion about screening for breast cancer. It contains basic information on what patients need to know, including who should be screened, health disparities and inequities, and questions that patients may have. Adult, Senior
Let's Talk About It: Starting Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke A Discussion Guide for Healthcare Professionals and Patients To support implementation of the recommendation on Aspirin to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), the Task Force created a companion guide to facilitate meaningful discussions between healthcare professionals and their patients. Healthcare professionals are encouraged to use this guide as a conversation starter with their patients. This guide is not intended to serve as a risk assessment tool or decision aid. Adult, Senior
Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ)--Health Professional Version Resource for health professionals from the National Cancer Institute Adult, Senior
Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast 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
Melanoma Dashboard (CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Melanoma Dashboard provides state and local data for melanoma incidence and mortality, UV radiation levels, and other risk factors. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
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
NCHHSTP AtlasPlus County- and state-level HIV prevalence data for the United States. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
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
Oral Health Fact Sheet (HRSA) A fact sheet from the Health Resources & Services Administration. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report from the Surgeon General. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges (NIH) Report that comprehensively describe the importance of oral health to overall health and highlight advances and challenges toward improving oral health in the US. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Perinatal Psychiatry Access Programs University of Massachusetts Medical School Adult, 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
Playbook: Develop a Shared Care Plan (AHRQ) A shared care plan is a patient-centered health record designed to facilitate communication among members of the care team, including the patient and providers. Rather than relying on separate medical and behavioral health care (treatment) plans, a shared plan of care combines both aspects to encourage a team approach to care. Pediatric, Adolescent
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
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) The CDC provides additional resources on PrEP for both clinicians and consumers. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in The United States - 2021 Update The CDC provides guidelines on PrEP for the prevention of HIV. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
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