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    Parkinson's Disease

    Witnesses testified about funding for research into the cause and cure for Parkinson’s Disease. Among the issues they addressed were the current treatments for the disease, the…

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    Offshore Tax Havens

    Witnesses testified about financial tactics used by several companies to avoid paying U.S. taxes by moving assets to off-shore holdings. Among the topics they addressed were various…

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    The Sacagawea Golden Dollar

    Witnesses testified about the use of the Sacagawea golden dollar coin and the degree of circulation in the U.S. The hearing began with testimony from Ms. Mossett portraying the…

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    U.S. Capitol Police Budget

    Witnesses testified about funding requests for the U.S. Capitol Police force, security in the Capitol and surrounding offices, as well as precautions taken after September 11, 2001…

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    Stem Cell Research

    Witnesses testified about the use of embryonic stem cells in conducting medical research. At issue was the ethical use of such cells in various disease research and prevention efforts,…

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    Blood Cancer Research

    Witnesses testified about the status of research on blood cancers. Ms. Ferraro, a former Republican vice presidential candidate, talked about her treatment for multiple myeloma,…

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    Human Cloning

    Witnesses will testify regarding the science of cloning and the process that led to the recent reported creation of a human embryo.

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    Cancer Research

    Witnesses testified about research into the causes of and cures for cancer, federal funding of scientific research, future needs in combating various forms of cancer, and their personal…

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    Mammography Guidelines

    Breast cancer experts testified about mammography guidelines, including when and how often women should receive mammograms. Topics included early detection, public knowledge,…

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    Bioterrorism

    Witnesses testified about the threat of bioterrorism, the ability of local and state officials to respond to an attack, various delivery systems for biological weapons, and efforts to…

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    Field Hearing on Quecreek Mining Incident

    The Senate Appropriations Committee heard testimony on the Quecreek mining accident. Witnesses included Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker and federal, state and local officials on…

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    Aviation Security

    Officials testified about security on airlines and in U.S. airports. Among the issues they addressed were new federal regulations instituted following four hijackings used to attack…

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    Fiscal Year 2002 Defense Spending

    Secretary Rumsfeld and General Shelton provided a general overview of the fiscal year 2002 appropriations for the Defense Department. Among the issues they addressed were funding…

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    Public Health Responses to Anthrax Exposure

    Witnesses testified about public health responses to recent anthrax exposures and responded to criticism that public health resources had been inadequate to meet the demands of potential…

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    U.S.-Canada Border Security

    Witnesses testified about the status of security efforts along the U.S.-Canadian border and assessed future needs in the wake of terrorist activity in the United States.

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    Breast Cancer Issues

    Witnesses testified about medical research, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. They also talked about proposed legislation to improve access to breast cancer screening.

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    Threat of Smallpox

    Witnesses testified about the threat of a small pox attack on the United States, the ability of state, local and the federal government to respond to such an attack, and the possibility…

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    Alzheimer's Disease

    Witnesses testified about Alzheimer’s disease research, future funding for research, and the impacts of the disease on victims and families.

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    Federal Efforts to Combat Terrorism Day 1

    Officials testified about measures that Cabinet departments could take in order to respond to terrorist threats and prevent acts of terrorism. Among the topics addressed were…

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