Chronic Disease Publications
Power of Prevention [PDF–2MB]
A publication covering chronic diseases, what causes them and at what cost. Also includes a vision for prevention and a call to action.
Chronic Disease Notes & Report (CDNR) [PDF–1.2MB]
This special issue of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s Chronic Disease Notes & Reports, was developed for the center's 20th anniversary and released at the 20th National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control.
Community Health Promotion Expert Panel Report [PDF–478KB]
This white paper highlights the process through which a group of experts external to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were convened to develop recommendations for efforts of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) to promote community health and wellness. The National Expert Panel on Community Health Promotion developed eight recommendations related to issues on community-based participatory research and surveillance, training and capacity building, new approaches for health and wellness, and maximizing federal investments. These recommendations illustrate the steps needed to broaden the traditional scope of public health and advance a new vision for improving community health and wellness.
Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) — E-Journal Web Site
A peer-reviewed electronic journal established to provide a forum for public health researchers and practitioners to share study results and practical experience.
Select Publications on Specific Topics
Assisted Reproductive Technology Success Rates
For many people who want to start a family, the dream of having a child is not easily realized: about 10% of American women have received some type of infertility service. The goal of this report is to provide some of the information needed to make informed decisions about assisted reproductive technology.
Surgeon General's Reports Related to Tobacco
These publications report on tobacco use and its health consequences.
Additional Publications by Topic
- Adolescent and School Health
- Heart Disease and Stroke
- Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
- Oral Health
- Reproductive Health
- Smoking and Tobacco Use
All Chronic Disease publications are updated on this site as they are developed. At this time printed publications are not available for order. Please refer to the electronic versions of the publications that are available on this site.