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Preventing Chronic Disease

Updated February 22, 2024

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Adults With Chronic Medical Conditions

A new study of adults with chronic medical conditions found that Hispanic adults with limited English proficiency were less likely than non-Hispanic White adults to be up to date with colorectal cancer screening.

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Recognizing National Children's Dental Health Month

PCD recognizes the importance of adequate and equal access to oral health care and the link between improper oral health and chronic disease among all ages. Explore this topic in our collection on oral health.

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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 their research for publication consideration. Explore the details of this year's contest and submit by March 25th.

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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.

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