The Healthy People 2020 evidence-based resources identified have been selected by subject matter experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. Each of the selected evidence-based resources has been rated and classified according to a set of selection criteria based, in part, on publication status, publication type, and number of studies. This classification scheme does not necessarily consider all dimensions of quality, such as statistical significance, effect size (e.g., magnitude of effect), meaningfulness of effect, additional effect over control, and study design (e.g., sample size, power, internal validity, external validity, generalizability, potential biases, potential confounders).
The following consumer resources are from the Quick Guide to Healthy Living at healthfinder.gov.
Most lead poisoning comes from paint in older homes. Have your home tested for lead if it was built before 1978.
Your home could be making you and your family sick. Take steps to make your home a healthy place.
Breathing radon can increase your risk of lung cancer. Follow these steps to check your home’s radon level.
Stay safe when you go on family bike rides. Always wear a bike helmet and ride in the same direction as cars.
One out of every 15 homes in the United States has a dangerous level of radon. Breathing radon can increase your chances of getting lung cancer, especially if you smoke. Get tips on testing your home.
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