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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
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.
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
Preventing Chronic Diseases: Investing Wisely in Health
Select Publications on Specific Topics
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
Reports Related to Tobacco
These publications report on tobacco use and its health consequences.
Cancer Statistics: 2004 Incidence
Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute 2007.
Additional Publications by Topic
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: December 11, 2008
Content source: National Center for
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion