Additional Educate Resources
The resources on this page assist members and interested parties with tools that help build a robust knowledge base.Screen for Your Life: Father
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This video tells the story of a man who is making the choice to put his health and family first, and is encouraging everyone 45 years or older to get screened for colorectal cancer.
Hosted by the CDC, this page includes state and local collaborations and academic, government and non-profit organizations with a health literacy focus.
Low levels of literacy adversely impacts cancer incidence and outcomes such as: cancer mortality, and quality of life (QOL).
Reference: National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-Health Literacy Resources and Impact Case Studies
Inside Knowledge Gynecologic Cancer Curriculum (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
CDC Public Health Grand Rounds-Preventing Cervical Cancer in the 21st Century
CDC Public Health Grand Rounds-Cancer and Family History: Using Genomics for Prevention
Hospital Community Benefit Dashboard (Community Catalyst)
Creating a Culture of Health in Appalachia: Disparities and Bright Spots
Hosted by the CDC, the STATE System Interactive Maps cover current and historical state-level data on tobacco use prevention and control, including tax rates, preemption and smokefree legislation.
Office on Smoking and Health’s Interactive Data Dissemination Tool: OSHData
State Cancer Profiles (National Cancer Institute-NCI)
Developed by CMS, this national initiative assists patients, clients, employees, and caregivers as well as professionals and community organizations, to understand health coverage information and navigate primary care and preventive services.
Hosted by HHS, this healthfinder.gov website offers a searchable table of contents to connect users with a breadth of health topics, including recommended preventive care services.
Cigarette smoking rates are higher among adults with a disability (20.7%) compared to adults without a disability (13.3%).
Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Burden of Tobacco Use in the U.S.
CDC Vital Signs: Tobacco Use by Youth (Podcast and More Resources)
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Resources)
FDA's Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan
Truth Initiative-Resources: Targeted/Vulnerable Communities
Children’s Environmental Health Disparities: Black and African American Children and Secondhand Smoke
Know the Risks: E-cigarettes & Young People Report and Fact Sheet (Office of the Surgeon General-United States Department of Health and Human Services)
This interactive dashboard features 100,000 data points (including health, socioeconomic, built environment, demographic, social determinants of health metrics) across the country’s largest 35 urban cities. Additional features include a comparison of 100 measures between cities or a cluster of cities.