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Chronic Disease Publications

The Burden of Chronic Diseases and Their Risk Factors: National and State Perspectives 2004
Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are leading causes of disability and death in the United States. Every year, chronic diseases claim the lives of more than 1.7 million Americans. These diseases are responsible for 7 of every 10 deaths in the United States. Chronic diseases cause major limitations in daily living for more than 1 of every 10 Americans, or 25 million people. These diseases account for more than 70% of the $1 trillion spent on health care each year in the United States.

Chronic Disease Notes & Reports (CDNR)
Chronic Disease Notes & Reports, the newsletter of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, reports on activities of interest to health professionals involved with the myriad aspects of disease prevention and health promotion.

Community Health Promotion Expert Panel Report (PDF-478KB)
This white paper highlights the process through which a group of experts external to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were convened to develop recommendations for efforts of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) to promote community health and wellness. The National Expert Panel on Community Health Promotion developed eight recommendations related to issues on community-based participatory research and surveillance, training and capacity building, new approaches for health and wellness, and maximizing federal investments. These recommendations illustrate the steps needed to broaden the traditional scope of public health and advance a new vision for improving community health and wellness.

Health Disparities: A Selected Bibliography
This bibliography contains publication citations written by CDC staff and partners during the past four years. Included are peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and monographs focusing on the United States.

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) — E-Journal Web Site
A peer-reviewed electronic journal established to provide a forum for public health researchers and practitioners to share study results and practical experience.

Fact Sheets

Preventing Chronic Diseases: Investing Wisely in Health

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Assisted Reproductive Technology Success Rates
For many people who want to start a family, the dream of having a child is not easily realized: about 10% of American women have received some type of infertility service. The goal of this report is to provide some of the information needed to make informed decisions about assisted reproductive technology.

Surgeon General's Reports Related to Tobacco
These publications report on tobacco use and its health consequences.

United States Cancer Statistics: 2004 Incidence
Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute 2007.

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All Chronic Disease publications are updated on this site as they are developed. At this time printed publications are not available for order. Please refer to the electronic versions of the publications that are available on this site.

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Page last reviewed: April 8, 2008
Page last modified: August 28, 2008
Content source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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