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From CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Science-in-Brief (SIB): Turning Science into Action synthesizes research findings from peer-reviewed journal articles into concise and user-friendly summaries. Each brief contains a short synopsis of the journal article and highlights how findings might be applied to the work in cardiovascular health promotion.
The Maryland Health Enterprise Zone Initiative Reduced Hospital Cost and Utilization in Underserved Communities
A synopsis of “The Maryland Health Enterprise Zone Initiative Reduced Hospital Cost and Utilization in Underserved Communities,” published in 2018 in Health Affairs.
A Controlled Trial of Mobile Short Message Service Among Participants in a Rural Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program
A synopsis of “A Controlled Trial of Mobile Short Message Service Among Participants in a Rural Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program,” published in March 2019 in Preventive Medicine Reports.
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From CDC Prevention Chronic Disease Journal
Call for Papers: Public Health and Pharmacy: Collaborative Approaches to Improve Population HealthBackground
Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) invites authors to submit manuscripts describing innovative and effective work to link public health and pharmacy in ways that improve population health. Chronic diseases are a major cause of poor health outcomes, reduced quality of living, and increased health care costs worldwide. Reducing the burden of chronic disease remains a global challenge requiring diverse collaborations and dissemination and adoption of effective interventions in multiple settings. Over the past decade, there has been a range of innovative community- and clinically-driven prevention strategies used in public health and pharmacy to prevent and reduce the burden of chronic conditions. PCD seeks manuscripts that provide timely information on effective ways the disciplines of p