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Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart (TNH2H): building a community-based participatory data system. health  heart  system  CDC  communitybased  neighborhood  building  participatory  data  tnh2h  health disparities  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Healthy People 2020 

Healthy People 2020 calls for increased monitoring of local health and health disparities, but successful models of designing and implementing data collection systems for this purpose are lacking.

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CDC Releases Second Periodic Health Disparities & Inequalities Report | CDC Features prevention  health  policy  public health  features  statistics  report  CDC  disparities  data  releases  inequalities  latino  publications  highlights  reports  racial  white  black  CDC Features 

CDC and its partners work to identify and address the factors that lead to health disparities among racial, ethnic, geographic, socioeconomic, and other groups so that barriers to health equity can be removed.

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CDC Celebrates Minority Health Month | CDC Features health  features  foods  support  tobacco  celebrates  CDC  baby  healthy  month  nutrition  babies  obesity  communities  minority  breastfeeding  health disparities  health equity  african american  hispanic 

April is National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2016 is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.” Learn what CDC is doing and help raise awareness of the health disparities that affect minorities.

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Children's Mental Health | CDC Features health  features  children  what  mental  CDC  adhd  happening  CDC Features  health disparities  behavioral health  Tourette Syndrome  children's mental health  mental health awareness 

May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness month. This year’s theme is “Finding Help. Finding Hope”. Learn what CDC is doing to improve access to behavioral health services and supports for children and their families.

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CDC Media Relations - Press Release: January 13, 2011 MMWR  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report  health disparities  health equity  ethnicity 

CDC Report Documents Important Health Disparities, Need for Better Data

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National Prevention Council Action Plan: Implementing the National Prevention Strategy | CDC Features prevention  tobacco  healthy eating  drug abuse  reproductive health  CDC Features  injury prevention  health disparities  health equity  national prevention council  national prevention strategy  national prevention council action plan  council commitments  U.S. Surgeon General  active living  food access  built environment  prevention services 

Read the National Prevention Council Action Plan to learn about the three commitments the National Prevention Council has made to accelerate prevention, and 200+ actions Council departments are undertaking to implement the National Prevention Strategy.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | The Health and Welfare of Rural and Urban Cancer Survivors in Missouri - CDC behavior  CDC  disability  survivors  neoplasms  survivorship  health disparities  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  quality of life  Life Style  rural  quality of health care 

An estimated 2.8 million cancer survivors reside in rural areas in the United States. We compared the risk behaviors, psychosocial factors, health outcomes, quality of life, and follow-up care of rural and urban cancer survivors in Missouri.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Community-Led Cancer Action Councils in Queens, New York: Process Evaluation of an Innovative Partnership With the Queens Library System - CDC cancer  CDC  cancer screening  health disparities  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  community-based participatory research  cancer control  sustainability  community organizing 

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has great potential to address cancer disparities, particularly in racially and ethnically diverse and underserved neighborhoods. The objective of this study was to conduct a process evaluation of an innovative academic–community partnership, Queens Library HealthLink, which aimed to reduce cancer disparities through neighborhood groups (Cancer Action Councils) that convened in public libraries in Queens, New York.

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Minority Health Home Page education  prevention  health  training  public health  news  disease  people  events  center  images  programs  CDC  control  partnerships  disparities  equity  history  populations  month 

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) Mission: Advance health equity and women’s health issues across the nation through CDC’s science and programs, and increase CDC’s capacity to leverage its diverse workforce and engage stakeholders toward this end.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Recruitment for Health Disparities Preventive Intervention Trials: The Early Childhood Caries Collaborating Centers - CDC CDC  health disparities  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Early childhood caries  preventive intervention  community based participatory research  community engagement  community partners 

Four trials of interventions designed to prevent early childhood caries are using community-engagement strategies to improve recruitment of low-income, racial/ethnic minority participants. The trials are being implemented by 3 centers funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and known as the Early Childhood Caries Collaborating Centers (EC4): the Center for Native Oral Health Research at the University of Colorado, the Center to Address Disparities in Children’s Oral Health at the University of California San Francisco, and the Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities at Boston University.

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About LGBT Health | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health youth  resources  statistics  LGBT  gay  bisexual  sex  health disparities  Lesbian  about lgbt health  transgender  sucide 

Information and resources on some of the health issues and inequities affecting LGBT communities

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Prevention of Filipino Youth Behavioral Health Disparities: Identifying Barriers and Facilitators to Participating in “Incredible Years,” an Evidence-Based Parenting Intervention, Los Angeles, California, 2012 public health  CDC  mental health  chronic disease  Asian Americans  minority health  health disparities  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Preventing Chronic Disease Journal  National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion  NCCDPHP  Philippines  evidence-based practice  parenting 

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD provides an open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease prevention.

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month! | CDC Features cancer  education  health  safety  diabetes  smoking  programs  history  feature  drug  alcohol  obesity  suicide  strategies  celebration  population  heart disease  infant death  CDC Features  HIV/AIDS 

Learn more about Native American Heritage Month, the health status of this population, and some of the research CDC is doing.

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Investigating Measures of Social Context on 2 Population-Based Health Surveys, Hawaii, 2010–2012 public health  CDC  chronic disease  health disparities  health equity  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Preventing Chronic Disease Journal  National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion  NCCDPHP  population health  social determinants of health  socioeconomic measures and health 

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD provides an open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease prevention.

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