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Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Calculator Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack - This risk assessment tool uses information from the Framingham Heart Study to predict a person’s chance of having a heart attack in the next ten years. This tool is designed for adults aged 20 and older who do not have heart disease or diabetes. Adult
National Domestic Violence Hotline Resources for victims and survivors Adolescent, Senior, Adult
American Academy of Pediatrics Tobacco Prevention Policy Tool Policy Objective: Support for Cessation Services Setting: Practice Pediatric, Adolescent
Depression Screener from the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) One of the most common screening tests for helping an individual to determine his or her depression quotient, the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) was originally developed by Lenore Radloff of Utah State University. The quick self-test measures depressive feelings and behaviors during the past week. Adult
Background Information N/A Adult
Frequently Asked Questions N/A Adult
Get the Facts N/A Adult
Is Prostate Cancer Screening Right for You? Infographic showing the benefits and harms of prostate screening for men aged 55-69 years old. Adult, Senior
Healthy People 2020 Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Prevent, Assess, and Respond Domestic Violence Toolkit for Health Centers and Domestic Violence Programs Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. is a web portal that links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals. It is a U.S. Government site sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and the Commission on Cancer. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
CDC Testing Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Infection CDC’s testing recommendations for hepatitis C virus infection are outlined at the link. Adult, Senior
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. This tool is a calculator to determine an individual's BMI number. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
AHRQ Views: AHRQ's Role in Combating Obesity Blog posting Pediatric, Adolescent
Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations: An Update from USPSTF Blog post from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Adult, Senior
Getting USPSTF Recommendations to You and Your Patients Blog post from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Although you may see people using tobacco in movies, tv, and advertisements, most teens, adults, and athletes don’t use it. The nicotine in tobacco products is addictive. The best way to be tobacco free is not to start. Pediatric, Adolescent
Alzheimer's and Dementia Resources for Professionals Access free clinical practice tools, training materials, and more resources for physicians, nurses, social workers, and other professionals. From the National Institute on Aging. 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
CDC Resource Page on Intimate Partner Violence A compendium of information on Intimate Partner Violence from the CDC. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
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