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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
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
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
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
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
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
Viral Hepatitis: Professional Resources Resources on hepatitis B for professionals Adolescent, Senior, Adult
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
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