Barber-Based Monitoring, Education, and Referral Support Improve Treatment Rates and Blood Pressure Control in African-American Men
Trained barbers provide ongoing blood pressure monitoring, education, and referral support to African-American male patrons, leading to improved treatment rates and blood pressure control in hypertensive patrons.
School-Based Health Centers Enhance Access to Mental Health Services for Adolescents, Particularly African-American and Hispanic Males
Connecticut’s 78 school-based health centers offer a broad array of confidential mental health services to elementary, middle, and high school students co-located with traditional primary and acute medical services. The school-based centers have enhanced access to mental health services and generated high levels of satisfaction for students (particularly African-American and Hispanic males), and have led to less missed class time.
Church-Sponsored, Barbershop-Based Program Enhances Access to Screenings and Followup Care for African-American Men in Harlem
A church-sponsored, barbershop-based program enhances access to screening and treatment for hypertension, diabetes, and prostate and colon cancers for African-American men in Harlem.
Foundation Develops Community-Based HIV Testing and Partnerships With Medical Homes, Leading to More Timely Linkages to Care for Newly Diagnosed Patients
A local foundation developed community-based testing programs and partnerships with medical homes to provide real-time linkages to HIV care to newly diagnosed patients and to support these patients in transitioning to care, nearly doubling the number of patients initiating treatment.
Daily Remote Monitoring and As-Needed Nurse Contacts Reduce Unexpected Clinic Visits, Hospitalizations for Chemotherapy Patients
Daily, telehealth-enabled symptom monitoring combined with as-needed interactions with a nurse reduced unexpected clinic visits and inpatient use among cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
This Web site encourages men to actively take part in their health care by educating themselves on health care and participating in decisions with their doctor.
Men: Stay Healthy at 50+, Checklists for Your Health
Men can use the checklists in this flyer to help them stay healthy at age 50 and older.
Men: Stay Healthy at Any Age: Your Checklist for Health
This tool is evidence-based and designed to help men understand which medical checkup tests they need to stay healthy at any age.
Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, What's New from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF): Recommendations Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm and the supporting scientific evidence.
What You Should Know About Stroke Prevention
This consumer fact sheet presents information on stroke prevention, including warning signs and risk factors.