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  • NHLBI Introduces New Campaign on Little Known Fourth Leading Cause of Death In United States, January 12, 2007
    ...National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), "NHLBI Introduces New Campaign on Little Known Fourth Leading Cause of Death In United States" January 12, 2006...
    National Institutes of Health - Thu, 12 Jan 2006 10:25 EST
  • Scientists Sequence Genome of Parasite Responsible for Common Sexually Transmitted Infection, January 10, 2007
    ...National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), "Scientists Sequence Genome of Parasite Responsible for Common Sexually Transmitted Infection," January 11, 2006...
    National Institutes of Health - Thu, 12 Jan 2006 03:00 EST
  • Women's Response to Anti-HIV Therapy Improved If Treatment Begins Six Months After Earlier Preventive Regimen, January 10, 2007
    ...National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), "Women's Response to Anti-HIV Therapy Improved If Treatment Begins Six Months After Earlier Preventive Regimen," January 10, 2006...
    National Institutes of Health - Wed, 11 Jan 2006 07:30 EST
  • New Members Appointed to National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council - January 30, 2007
    ...HHS Secretary Michael O. Leavitt has appointed three new members to the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council. Another membership change is the ex officio representative to the committee from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs....
    National Institutes of Health - Wed, 31 Jan 2007 12:58 EST

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    World Health Organization - Tue, 28 Mar 2006 03:01 EST

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  • ... Breakfast 1 cup cooked oatmeal -- 145 calories 1 cup skim milk -- 80...
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  • "Food Insecure" Appalachians More Likely To Be Obese, Diabetic, Study Finds
    ...Members of rural Appalachian households who lack access to food or experience hunger are more likely to be obese and have diabetes, according to an Ohio University study. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 22 Jun 2006 03:00 EST
  • $1 Billion Awarded For Flu Vaccine
    ... The federal government yesterday awarded $1 billion in contracts to five pharmaceutical companies to help them develop modern methods of producing influenza vaccine that would replace the current slow, laborious and unpredictable technique....
    Washington Post - Fri, 05 May 2006 08:00 EST
  • 'Good' Carbs To the Rescue
    ... People with Type 2 diabetes are advised to limit carbohydrates because of worries that too many carbs could overtax the body's dwindling insulin production and lessen its ability to process glucose....
    Washington Post - Tue, 25 Jul 2006 08:00 EST
  • 'Healthy' Foods a Pitfall for Dieters
    ... ALBANY, N.Y. -- On a mission to whip herself into shape, Kate Kowalczyk tossed out the junk food and stocked up on her idea of good-for-you staples like yogurt and low-fat cookies....
    Washington Post - Mon, 22 May 2006 07:35 EST
  • 'Is This an Emergency?'
    ... The question is often asked by the answering service when a patient calls a doctor in the middle of the night: Is this an emergency?...
    Washington Post - Tue, 24 Oct 2006 09:00 EST
  • 'It Is Just Not Walter Reed'
    ... Ray Oliva went into the spare bedroom in his home in Kelseyville, Calif., to wrestle with his feelings. He didn't know a single soldier at Walter Reed, but he felt he knew them all. He worried about the wounded who were entering the world of military health care, which he knew all too well. His own......
    Washington Post - Mon, 05 Mar 2007 11:00 EST
  • 'Natural' Guidance
    ... Consumer Reports, the bible of independent consumer ratings, has introduced a new database of information on thousands of herbs, dietary supplements and other natural medicines, a response to the enormous growth in the use of these products. The National Institutes of Health sponsors two databases......
    Washington Post - Tue, 02 May 2006 08:00 EST
  • 'Natural' Remedies May Interfere With Clinical Trials
    ... FRIDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Patients in phase 1 cancer trials may be skewing the results if they are also taking vitamins, herbal preparations, minerals and other dietary supplements, researchers report....
    Washington Post - Fri, 09 Feb 2007 11:00 EST