Links best evidence with practice to promote effective social norms marketing campaigns to improve health on college campuses and beyond. Read More »
When consensus about a risk or mitigating behavior is newly developed and/or not clearly understood, communicating that consensus through teachers / instructors can be critical. While this blog entry focuses on climate change, it may also apply to new understandings in many topic areas. Read More »
This Cochrane systematic review (2016) found that evidence supports a beneficial impact of mobile phone-based smoking cessation interventions on six-month cessation outcomes. Read More »
This document provides a brief summary of options for assessing what portion of any measured behavior changes resulted from your program and what portion resulted from other influences. These options can also be used to attribute the affects of your program on a wide range of related variables such as resources used, pollutants released, accident rates and health status.
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A good, detailed, freely accessible overview of program evaluation and attribution methods. Read More »
This is the first study to provide population-level estimates of heart age in the USA and to highlight disparities in heart age nationwide. "Heart age" is the calculated age of a person's cardiovascular system based on his or her risk factor profile. The risks include high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, diabetes status, and body mass index as an indicator for obesity. Read More »
Tobacco use continues to be a leading preventable cause of death, with a substantial social and economic impact on the Canadian population. This document pulls together existing data to create a “big picture” overview of tobacco use patterns and trends in Canada, with the aim of enabling those responsible for tobacco control policies, programs, advocacy, research, evaluation and surveillance to assess progress and to update action plans, based on the best possible evidence about tobacco use in our country. Read More »
This toolkit includes a compendium of materials on how Americans think about addiction, and advice and templates for increasing public support for policies and programs. Read More »
Provides access to research and program reports on the topics of tobacco, sun safety, gambling, nutrition, and physical activity. The HSC is a New Zealand crown entity that promotes health and encourages healthy lifestyles. Read More »
HINTS collects nationally representative data routinely about the American public's use of cancer-related information (including specific cancers, nutrition, physical activity, tobacco. Read More »
Contains reviews of research evidence on interventions related to active transportation (walking and cycling), rod safety, physical activity, heart health (cardiovascular disease), HIV / AIDS, nutrition, obesity, tobacco (smoking), conflict resolution, crime, education, and employment. Read More »
RTIPs is a searchable database of cancer control interventions and program materials and is designed to provide program planners and public health practitioners easy and immediate access to research-tested materials.
Topics include specific cancers, diet / nutrition, obesity, physical activity, sun safety and tobacco Read More »
A free, searchable online registry of systematic reviews on the effectiveness of public health and health promotion interventions. The content has been quality rated. Bilingual (English and French).
Topics include: AIDS, environmental health, fitness, injury prevention, nutrition, safety, cycling, walking, water quality Read More »
An international clearinghouse for those with an interest in health communication materials: pamphlets, posters, audiotapes, videos, training materials, job aids, electronic media and other media/materials designed to promote public health.
Materials are available for a wide range of heath issues including: AIDS (and also condom use, HIV and safer sex), asthma, automobiles, diet, fitness, nutrition (also child nutrition and infant nutrition), physical abuse, psychological abuse and sexual harassment (bullying), tobacco use, traffic safety, transportation, waste management, water (quality, storage, supply, treatment) and wildlife Read More »
Provides photographs, illustrations and multimedia files, with image collections for environmental health, natural disasters, anatomy, biological sciences, heart health, nutrition, chemicals and drugs, diseases (including AIDS) and organisms.
Most of the images in the collection are in the public domain and are thus free of any copyright restrictions. Read More »