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Preventing Chronic Disease

Updated September 29, 2022

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More Work to Be Done to Reduce Smoking Among Adults With Chronic Diseases

New research shows that, despite declines in cigarette smoking among US adults, there has been a lack of progress in reducing smoking among adults with chronic diseases. Learn more.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Research shows that increasing breast cancer screening from current levels to 100% would prevent an additional 2,821 deaths from breast cancer over a lifetime. Read the related study to learn more.

Diversity and Inclusion
PCD Is Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

View our guide of suggested terms and ways to improve inclusive language in scholarly publishing.

PCD Call for Papers on Combating Racism
Deadline Approaching for Combating Racism Collection

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. Submit by October 31, 2022.

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

Study Finds Link Between Sleep and Mental Health of College Students
Cigarette Smoking Among US Adults With Chronic Diseases
Million Hearts Proves Hypertension Control is Possible During Public Health Emergencies
Fewer Adults Are Using Tobacco, But There Is Still Work To Be Done

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