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 December

12/14/00

Researchers Find No Link Between Problem Drinking and on the Job Injuries: Workplace Hazards Stronger Predictors of Risk

12/14/00

AIDS Analyst Gives Overview of Asia's Rising HIV Epidemic   

12/13/00

Particulate Air Pollution Needs to Be Controlled to Protect Public Health

12/06/00

Cigarette Smoking Gateway to Illegal Drug Use 

12/06/00

Researchers Open New Front in Fight Against Malaria

November

11/30/00

Insurance Status Plays Key Role in Quality of Primary Care

11/29/00

Researchers Compare Two Venous Access Routes for Dialysis Patients   

11/27/00

Passive Smoking Linked to Lower Levels of Some Micronutrients in the Blood

11/27/00

Zinc Supplements Important in Combating Diarrhea

11/20/00

Center for Law and the Public's Health Established by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11/20/00

Scientists Take Big Step Toward Explaining Cause of Spinal Muscle Atrophy

October

10/26/00

Genetic Make-up May Decrease or Increase Risk of Lead Poisoning

10/24/00

Researchers Compare Community Health Centers With Hospital Outpatient Departments and Physician Offices

10/16/00

Scientists Zeroing in on a Cellular Pathway to Lung Cancer

10/02/00

Study Finds Women Not Under-represented in U.S. Clinical Trials

September

09/20/00

Logging Companies Play Major Role in the Emergence and Spread of New Diseases

09/20/00

Depressed Women Found to Be at Greater Risk for Breast Cancer     

09/19/00

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards School $300,000 For The Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies

August

08/31/00

Study Finds Silent Epidemic of Motor Vehicle Crashes in Pakistan

08/31/00

Women Who Have Delays in Pregnancy at Greater Risk for Spontaneous Abortions    

08/28/00

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funds Ground-Breaking Measles Vaccine Project for Infants in Developing Countries

08/10/00

Ethiopian Mothers Effectively Treat Malaria at Home

08/03/00

Scientists Discover How Lead Changes the Brain to Impair Learning and Memory

08/01/00

Mortality Rates Among United Nations Peacekeepers Remain Steady

July

07/31/00

New Health Assessment Method Reveals Remarkable Results for Developing Countries

07/24/00

Gates Foundation Awards $20 Million to Johns Hopkins School of Public Health--Grant Supports Research to Save Mothers, Children in Third World

07/14/00

New Study Shows Humanitarian Workers Increasingly Put Own Lives on the Line

07/10/00

Scientists Find Direct Link Between Amount of Loss Suffered During an Earthquake and The Likelihood of PTSD

June

06/30/00

New Study Assesses Risks for Receiving Mental Disability Payments

06/28/00

DNA Vaccine Shown to Fight Measles

06/22/00

Acceptable Levels of Volatile Organic Compounds Found in Copy Centers

06/20/00

Link Found between Cholesterol and Kidney Disease

06/13/00

New Safety-Climate Scale Measures Working Conditions of Hospital Workers  

06/08/00

Scientists Narrow Search for Genes that Control the Breathing Response

06/06/00

Off-Premises Liquor Stores Targeted to Poor Urban Blacks

May

05/18/00

Scientists Identify Gene Responsible for Ozone-Induced Lung Hyperpermeability Injury

05/18/00

Susceptibility to Particulate Air Pollution Linked to Genetic Factors      

05/15/00

Fertility Rate of HIV-infected Women Is 37 Percent Less Than That of Healthy Women

05/01/00

Researchers Identify Factors Influencing Employees' Long-Term Disability Claims for Mental Disorders

April

04/18/00

HIV Treatment for Pregnant Women Should Be Considered

04/11/00

High Blood Pressure Linked to Sleep Apnea

March

03/30/00

Survey Shows Voters Rank Public Health Over New Roads, Missile Defense System, or Tax Cuts

03/22/00

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Will Offer Free Medical Exams to Former Los Alamos Workers  

03/21/00

Risk of Crash Fatalities to Teen Drivers Increases With Number of Passengers

03/15/00

High Blood Pressure Seldom Controlled in Underserved Urban Neighborhoods

03/15/00

Public Health Improvements Key to Adapting to Climate Change Risks

03/14/00

Unintentional and Musculoskeletal Injuries: Greatest Health Threat to Military Personnel

03/03/00

Fast, Accurate Tuberculosis Test is Well-suited for Developing Nations

03/01/00

Researchers Receive $25 Million NIH Grant to Study the Potential of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Treating Alzheimer's Disease 

February

02/28/00

Preventive Intervention Shown to Reduce the Risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Thai Army Field Trial

02/17/00

Special Issue of Journal Explores Connection Between The Health of the Chesapeake Bay and The Health of People   

02/14/00

Better Medical Screening Could Reduce Adolescent Suicide Rate

02/04/00

No Conclusive Link Seen Between Simian Virus 40 and Human Cancer

02/03/00

Breastfeeding Reduces Infectious Disease Infant Mortality

02/03/00

El Niño Increases Diarrheal Disease Incidence by 200 Percent

January

01/20/00

Population Reports Issue Shows Violence Against Women Widespread

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