The United States Preventive Services Task Force is this
country's leading source of recommendations and guidelines for screening tests,
counseling, and use of medicines for disease prevention. It is composed of
medical experts and is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human
Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
task force regularly conducts rigorous, impartial assessments of scientific
evidence and develops recommendations for clinical preventive services.
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