Better population health through behavior change in adults: a call to action
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Medical Subject Headings
Adult; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Health Promotion; Humans; Risk Factors; Risk Reduction Behavior
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Cardiovascular Diseases | Community Health | Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion
An AHA Science Advisory recommending that physicians intervene more assertively to get patients to adopt healthier lifestyles, directly targeting smoking, obesity, poor diet, and physical inactivity.
AHA Scientific Statements, behavior, population health, prevention
Spring, Bonnie J.; Ockene, Judith K.; Gidding, Samuel S.; Mozaffarian, Dariush; Moore, Shirley; Rosal, Milagros C.; Brown, Michael D.; Vafiadis, Dorothea K.; Cohen, Debbie L.; Burke, Lora E.; Lloyd-Jones, Donald; and American Heart Association Behavior Change Committee of the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health, Council for High Blood Pressure Research, and Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, "Better population health through behavior change in adults: a call to action" (2013). UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center Publications. 21.