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Preventing Chronic Disease

Updated August 11, 2022

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New CME Opportunity

PCD's latest CME article looks at 20-year trends in tobacco sales and self-reported tobacco use in the United States. View the article and earn your free CME.

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Call for Papers: “Sleep Deprivation, Sleep Disorders, and Chronic Disease”

Sleep is an essential daily behavior that supports physical, emotional, and psychological well-being. PCD is planning a new collection of papers that brings increased attention to the relationship between sleep and chronic disease. Learn how to submit your manuscript.

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August is Summer Sun Safety Month

A study of California educators found that only 32% of principals and about 12% of teachers were aware that their school district had a sun protection policy. These findings suggest a need for improved communication with educators and support for policy implementation to improve sun protection in schools.

PCD Call for Papers on Combating Racism
PCD Call for Papers on Combating Racism

PCD is interested in publishing peer-reviewed papers offering insights into the roles of public health, medicine, and policy to combat all forms of racism through research, training, practice, and public health policies. Learn more.

New GIS Collection: Chronic Disease and COVID-19
New GIS Collection: Chronic Disease and COVID-19

This collection brings together public health and social sciences experts to demonstrate how geospatial perspectives can contribute to understanding and addressing the intersection of chronic disease and COVID-19. Read the collection.

Volume 19

ISSN: 1545-1151

Visual Abstracts

Fewer Adults Are Using Tobacco, But There Is Still Work To Be Done
Wristband Activity Monitors Not as Accurate as Hip-Worn Pedometers
HPV Vaccination Declined Among Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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