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    Medical Products and Food Safety

    Professor Jim Riviere and other authors of an Institute of Medicine report on food and drug import safety outlined their findings. Among the topics they addressed were the safety of…

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    Emergency Room Care

    Congressional staff members talked about reports released by the Institute of Medicine on the overburdened state of the U.S. emergency medical system and the state of services provided at…

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    Emergency Room Care

    Representative Stark gave the keynote address at a workshop on a report released by the Institute of Medicine on the overburdened state of the U.S. emergency medical system. He also…

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    Preventing Medication Errors

    A report on “Preventing Medication Errors” was released by the Institute of Medicine at the National Academies. Members of the committee that wrote the report spoke to the…

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    Safety of FDA Approved Drugs

    The National Academies Institute of Medicine holds a meeting on the safety of FDA approved drugs. The Food and Drug Administration had asked the Institute of Medicine to assess the…

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    African-Americans and the Space Program

    At a program celebrating African-American History Month, former astronaut Dr. Harris, the first African-American to walk in space, talked about the contributions of African-Americans…

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    National Institutes of Health Funding

    Panelists talked about federal funding for the National Institutes of Health.

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    New Dietary Allowances for B-Complex Vitamins

    The Institute of Medicine announced revisions to the recommended dietary allowances for B-complex vitamins, which were created in 1941. The report stresses the importance of folic acid in…

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    Emergency Medical Services for Children

    Representatives of the Institute of Medicine spoke in a news conference following the release of a report by the Department of Health and Human Services on emergency pediatric…

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