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    National Strategy for Pandemic Preparedness

    President Bush spoke about his strategy in preparation for a possible avian flu pandemic. He asked Congress for 7 billion dollars for cell technology research and vaccination efforts from…

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    Prescription Drug Importation, Part 3

    The Department of Health and Human Services' Task Force on Drug Importation hosted a public meeting focusing on drug importation issues. Interested parties made presentations. Topics…

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    Medicare Midwest Tour

    On August 13th, 14th, and 15th, the officials traveled to cities in the Midwest to promote President Bush’s Medicare plan. They visited hospitals and healthcare centers in Columbus, Ohio,…

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    Bioshield Defense Initiative

    President Bush spoke to health officials about his bioshield defense initiative and efforts to combat terrorism and enforce domestic security.

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    Bioterrorism Issues

    Officials talked to health care providers about the medical and public health aspects of anthrax, smallpox and other major biological threats posed by terrorist organizations.

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    Diabetes Prevention Research

    Secretary Thompson announced the results of a multi-center clinical trial that demonstrated the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions such as brisk walking and an antidiabetic drug,…

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    Human Genome

    Scientists and other officials spoke to reporters about the first official reports on the human genome sequence. Among the topics they addressed were the number of human genes, the history…

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    Research on Central Nervous System Diseases

    Dr. Stanley Prusiner, a Professor of Neurology, gave a presentation at the National Institutes of Health on his research of central nervous system diseases.

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