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  • Child Health Policy in the US
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    Child Health Policy in the U.S.

    Kristen Moore, president of Child Trends, Inc., and Edward Sondik, director of the National Center for Health Statistics, discussed a wide variety of topics related to child health and…

  • US Health Care
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    U.S. Health Care

    Dr. Pierre Vigilance and Edward Sondikm talked about how Americans assess their own health, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included leading health indicators,…

  • US Mortality Statistics
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    U.S. Mortality Statistics

    Edward Sondik and Michael O’Grady talked about U.S. rends in and demographics of mortality rates. Topics included life expectancy rates, the leading causes of death, motor vehicle and poisoning death…

  • US Cancer Rates
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    U.S. Cancer Rates

    Participants talked to reporters about new data on cancer rates in the U.S. They gave statistics about the decline of incidents and deaths related to cancer. They attributed the decline in…

  • US Children Report
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    U.S. Children Report

    The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics briefed reporters on a new report on the status of children in the U.S. Representatives of several of the 16 federal agencies…

  • Federal Policy on Minorities and Cancer
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    Federal Policy on Minorities and Cancer

    The participants examined current and proposed federal policies on minorities and cancer. They also answered questions from the audience. The 5th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the…

  • Womens Health Care Issues
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    Women's Health Care Issues

    Female members of the House of Representatives and others testified concerning the growing “epidemic” of breast cancer and the need for increased preventative and research funding.