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Woman Abuse Screening Tool (WAST) This abuse test, the Woman Abuse Screening Tool (WAST), is used primarily in doctor's offices to help determine if the woman is in an abusive relationship. The WAST specifically screens for verbal, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and is considered by researchers to be fairly reliable in assessing domestic violence. Adult
Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and 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
Viral Hepatitis: Professional Resources Resources on hepatitis B for professionals Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Using Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Provider Fact Sheet, 2009 This fact sheet for health care providers explains the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on Using Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of CVD. Adult
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services BeTobaccoFree.gov 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
Tools & Resources for the 2015--2020 Dietary Guidelines Use these tools and resources to learn more about the 2015--2020 Dietary Guidelines -- and share key messages with patients, clients, professionals, and other audiences. Adult, Senior
Tobacco Smoking Cessation in 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. Adult
Tobacco Reports And Publications (U.S. Surgeon General) The U.S. Surgeon General provides tools to prevent tobacco use and promote smoking cessation. Adult, Senior
The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention The Surgeon General's Call to Action seeks to advance progress toward full implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. The Call to Action emphasizes that the 13 goals and 60 objectives of the National Strategy remain as relevant today as they were when the strategy was last updated, and that these goals and objectives need to be fully implemented to make a difference in reducing suicide rates. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Control Hypertension The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Control Hypertension seeks to avert the negative health effects of hypertension across the U.S. by identifying interventions that can be implemented, adapted, and expanded across diverse settings. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Targeted School-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Programs to Reduce Depression and Anxiety Symptoms The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends targeted school-based cognitive behavioral therapy programs to reduce depression and anxiety symptoms among school-aged children and adolescents who are assessed to be at increased risk for these conditions. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: School-Based Dental Sealant Delivery Programs to Prevent Caries The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends school-based programs to deliver dental sealants and prevent dental caries (tooth decay) among children. Pediatric
The Community Guide: Pregnancy Health The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise programs during pregnancy to reduce the development of gestational hypertension. Adult
The Community Guide: Physical Activity The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends several community-based interventions to promote physical activity. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Nutrition The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends several community-based interventions to promote a healthy diet. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Individual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Psychological Harm for Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for symptomatic youth who have been exposed to traumatic events based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing psychological harm. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: HIV, STIs, and Teen Pregnancy The Community Preventive Services Task Force has issued several recommendations on the prevention of HIV/AIDS, other STIs, and teen pregnancy. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
The Community Guide: Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Psychological Harm for Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for symptomatic youth who have been exposed to traumatic events based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing psychological harm. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Findings for Obesity The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends multicomponent interventions that use technology-supported coaching or counseling to help nonpregnant adults lose weight and maintain weight loss. Adult
The Community Guide: Findings for Cancer Prevention and Control Community Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
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