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Preventing Chronic Disease

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A Technical Assistance Program to Promote Physical Activity in Texas

Learn how one state health department provided technical assistance to teams of local public health professionals and planners to identify and implement projects connecting people with ways to be physically active in their communities.

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2025 Student Paper Contest Now Open

Students, submit your manuscripts for publication consideration in PCD’s 2025 Student Paper Contest. Details can be found on the "Calls for Papers" page of our website.

PCD Collection: Policy, Systems, and Environmental Approaches in Chronic Disease Research and Practice.
PSE Collection Now Available

Read each article in our latest PCD Collection: Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Approaches in Chronic Disease Research and Practice.

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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.

Policy, Systems, and Environmental Approaches in Chronic Disease Research and PracticeFrom Data to Action: National, State & Local Efforts to End Menthol and Other Flavored Commercial Tobacco Product UseMapping Chronic Disease In the United StatesPCD 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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Addressing the Promotion of Menthol Tobacco Products in Black Communities
Kids Are Drinking Sugar-Sweetened Beverages at a Young Age