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Preventing Chronic Disease

Updated November 30, 2023

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New PCD Soundbites Episode Available

Listen as we talk with Dr. Jeff Hall from CDC's Office of Health Equity and Dr. Ebony Boulware from Wake Forest University School of Medicine about the impact of racism on health.

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Honoring the Late Rosalynn Carter, Former US First Lady

As a tribute to Mrs. Carter’s life and work, we're sharing an article she wrote for PCD in 2008 on caregivers, a topic she was passionate about and one that remains relevant today. Read the article to learn more.

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The Burden of Poverty and Hypertension on Cardiovascular Disease

New research shows that between 1999 and 2018, more non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic people experiencing poverty and diagnosed with hypertension died due to cardiovascular disease compared with their non-Hispanic White counterparts. Learn more.

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Read Our 2023 Student Paper Contest Collection

PCD is pleased to announce the release of our annual Student Paper Contest collection along with this year's winners. More information about the collection and the winners can be found here.

Volume 20

ISSN: 1545-1151

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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Use of Mental Health Care and Perceived Stigma Among US Active-Duty Service Members
There Is More Work to Be Done to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cigarette Smoking in the US
Link between sleep, mental health, and school work