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April is National Minority Health Month

Learn how the CDC's Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country programs help to address public health gaps and deploy a holistic approach to chronic disease prevention for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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California Good Example of How to Improve Child Care Nutrition

Beverage policy adherence in California child care has improved since 2012 after implementation of the Healthy Beverages in Child Care Act. Researchers say other states should consider adopting similar policies.

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CDC High Obesity Program Collection

This collection of 9 articles highlights approaches to improve the nutrition and physical activity environments in rural areas with a high prevalence of adult obesity.

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PCD Call for Papers

Submit your manuscript describing innovative and effective work that addresses factors contributing to health disparities and improving population health. Learn more and get submission details!

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Submit Papers for Student-Authored Collection

We're looking for students at the high school, undergraduate and graduate levels, and recent post-graduates to submit papers for an upcoming special PCD Student Research Collection. Learn more.

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CDC Colorectal Cancer Control Program Collection

PCD's latest collection features 6 articles that describe the evaluation of CDC’s 2009–2015 Colorectal Cancer Control Program, including its implementation, outcomes, and costs.

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Read PCD's NCCDPHP Collection

This collection features 10 articles from CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

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PCD Collection Focuses on Population Health Improvements

This PCD collection features 16 articles that explore new partners, new tools, and new strategies to address the chronic disease epidemic in the United States.

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PCD’s GIS Collection

This collection of 24 articles highlights the use of geospatial data for chronic disease prevention and treatment.

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Collection: Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country

This PCD collection chronicles a 5-year journey of innovative CDC programs and partnerships that build on a new sense of possibility in Indian Country.

Volume 17

ISSN: 1545-1151

Page last reviewed: April 9, 2020