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Vol. 3, Issue: 4 Supplement 1, 1/24/11
 
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This Supplement to ScienceClips features two reviews recently released by The Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide), which assess the effectiveness of limiting the days and hours of alcohol sales for preventing excessive alcohol consumption and related harms.  The Task Force on Community Preventive Services -- an independent, nonfederal, volunteer body of public health and prevention experts appointed by the CDC Director -- releases  findings and recommendations based on systematic reviews of scientific literature conducted under the auspices of the Community Guide. CDC provides ongoing scientific, administrative and technical support for the Task Force. 

Evidence Reviews on Days and Hours of Alcohol Sales:

Middleton JC, Hahn RA, Kuzara JL, Elder R, Brewer R, Chattopadhyay S, Fielding J, Naimi TS, Toomey T, Lawrence B, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of policies maintaining or restricting days of alcohol sales on excessive alcohol consumption and related harms.Am J Prev Med 2010;39(6):575-89.

Hahn RA, Kuzara JL, Elder R, Brewer R, Chattopadhyay S, Fielding J, Naimi TS, Toomey T, Middleton JC, Lawrence B, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of policies restricting hours of alcohol sales in preventing excessive alcohol consumption and related harms.Am J Prev Med 2010;39(6):590-604.

Recommendations Based on the above Evidence Reviews :


For publications about the Community Guide, including review methods, commentaries and systematic reviews on 18 different topics, please go to: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/library/default.htm

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