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December

12/14/99

Reducing Welfare Payments Has No Impact on Vaccination Rates For Young Children in Maryland   

12/13/99

Needlestick Injuries to Healthcare Workers Significantly Reduced

12/07/99

Zinc Reduces Pneumonia by 41 percent and Diarrhea by Up to 25 percent

12/06/99

U.S. Vital Statistics Show Death Rates Down, Birth Rates Up

12/01/99

Managed Mental Health Care Plans Likely to Impose Arbitrary Benefit Limits
November

11/24/99

For-Profit Dialysis Facilities Have Higher Mortality Rates and Lower Transplant Referral Rates Than Not-For-Profit Facilities   

11/15/99

Scientists Discover How Viral Infections Trigger Asthma Attacks   

11/01/99

Urine Testing Proves an Accurate Measure in HIV Screening    
October

10/18/99

Prevention Science Comes of Age    

10/08/99

Susan Baker Honored With American Public Health Association's Award for Excellence  

10/05/99

Urgent Need for Smoking Prevention Program in China  

10/04/99

Minorities' Primary Health Care Substandard Compared To Whites'

September

09/29/99

Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases Does Not Reduce HIV Incidence in Mature HIV Epidemics  

09/29/99

Hyperventilation of Cold Air Produces Asthma-Like Symptoms in Dogs  

09/22/99

Frequent Injection Drug Use May Increase Risk  

09/09/99

 House Flies Can Transmit Cryptosporidium  

09/09/99

Public Health Project to Address Problems of Animal Production  
August

08/31/99

Educated Moms Better at Predicting Baby's Sex    

08/31/99

Traffic Exhaust Poisons Home Air 

08/25/99

Self Collection of HPV Samples Promotes Early Screening for Cervical Cancer   

08/16/99

 Drinking Polluted Water May Increase Risk of Esophageal Cancer  

08/16/99

Ski and Snowboard Injury Study on the Internet   

July

07/22/99

Death Rates Rise for North Korean Migrants  

07/21/99

Study Shows Risk of Alzheimer's Disease Drops in the Oldest Old

07/15/99

Vitamin A Cuts Children's Malaria Risk by Nearly a Third

07/14/99

Lactose-Free Soy-Based Baby Formula Recommended for Treatment

07/07/99

High Rates of Sexual Transmission of HIV Found in Married Couples

June

06/30/99

Work Environment Affects Rate of Back Injuries

06/25/99

Live Drama May Be More Effective Than TV or Radio in Teaching About AIDS 

06/17/99

Researchers Block Sexual Stage of Malaria Parasite

06/16/99

Study Analyzes Relationship Between Disease Burden and NIH Funding

May

05/28/99

Comprehensive Community Care for Mentally Ill Cuts Hospital Days

05/25/99

Gates Foundations Give Johns Hopkins $20 Million

05/25/99

Students Living on Campus Get Meningitis More Often

05/25/99

Alcohol Important in Injury Mortality

April

04/27/99

Pollutants Found in House Dust Increase Pesticide's Toxicity

04/10/99

Having A Primary Care Physician Can Offset Some Adverse Health Effects of Poverty

04/10/99

Regardless of Their Risk of Colon Cancer, Most Would Undergo Genetic Screening

04/08/99

Study Defines Scope of Vaccine-Preventable Infections in Asia

March

03/24/99

Cheap, Convenient DNA Vaccine May Short-Circuit Malaria Parasite

03/17/99

Fifteenth Anniversary of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study

February

02/26/99

Dietary Vitamin A Supplements Improve Maternal Survival in South Asia

02/16/99

Researchers Prove Chemoprevention Can Work

02/11/99

Controlling Sexually Transmitted Diseases May Not Lower HIV Infection Rate  

02/01/99

Ethnic Disparities Between Blacks and Whites Receiving Cardiac Procedures Eliminated  
January

01/26/99

Researchers Study Methods To Improve Cervical Cancer Screening

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