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Preventing Chronic Disease

Updated February 29, 2024

New Opportunity for Students
Apply for Our PCD Student Scientific Writing and Review Training Committee

We are currently seeking applicants for our next class of students to be appointed to our Student Scientific Writing and Review Training Committee. Learn what you need to submit your application. Deadline is March 29th.

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Chronic Disease Prevalence in the United States

About 129 million people in the US have at least 1 major chronic disease. New research uses maps to show the regions in the US with the highest concentration of people with chronic diseases. Explore the maps in this week's release.

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Students, Submit Your Research Before March 25th

PCD's annual Student Paper Contest gives students of various levels the opportunity to submit research for publication consideration. Explore the details of this year's contest.

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Earn Your CME With PCD

Did you know that our CME articles are valid for one year? This means more articles and topics to choose from. Browse our current articles, and start earning your credit today.

Volume 21

ISSN: 1545-1151

Recent Collections

PCD collections group together published articles under specific topics and themes for rapid dissemination to our readers. Selected collections also include a related PCD Sound Bite podcast.

PCD 2023 Student Paper ContestImplementation Evaluation: Assessing Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Impact of Public Health ProgramsState and Local Health Departments: Research, Surveillance, and Evidence-Based Public Health PracticesSleep Deprivation, Sleep Disorders, and Chronic DiseaseHealth Equity in Action: Research, Evaluation, Policy, and PracticeCombating Racism Through Research, Training, Practice, and Public Health Policies

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46 Million People in the US Are Affected by Substance Use, Which Can Affect Sleep Health