The Nation's Health - Abstracts

The Nation's Health
Actions Urged to Increase Numbers of U.S. Minority Health Workers.Health 
Advocates call for strict guidelines: Report weighs benefits of testing pesticides on humans.Health 
ALPHA supports strong seat belt laws, drug price negotiations.(American public health association)HealthLate, Michele
ALPHA works for adequate public health funding in '05.(American public health association)HealthLate, Michele
APHA Section elections to begin in mid-May.Health 
APHA sections find success in fundraising efforts.(Alberta Public Health Association)HealthKrisberg, Kim
Court to decide if patients can sue HMOs for denial of care.(Health maintenance organizations)HealthKrisberg, Kim
Distortion, suppression of science alleged: politics outweighing science in policy decisions, report says.HealthArias, Donya C.
Family Van staff on front lines of fighting health disparities.HealthKrisberg, Kim
Federal task force examines prescription drug importation.Health 
High costs forcing cutbacks in employer-based health coverage.Health 
HIV soaring in former Soviet republics, Eastern Europe.Health 
Kids' menus at restaurant chains loaded with fat, calories: fatty meals, advertising linked to youth obesity.Health 
Medicare reform law under fire as cost estimates mount.HealthKrisberg, Kim
Minority health workers still under-represented.(health care)Health 
Montana affiliate targets impaired driving awareness.HealthKrisberg, Kim
More than 6,000 abstracts received for annual meeting.(Alberta Public Health Association )Health 
National partnership links workers, libraries nationwide: librarians help health workers find information.HealthLate, Michele
National Public Health week observance is April 5-11.Health 
New ALPHA book examines 1990 fatal traffic collision.HealthLate, Michele
New mercury fish advisory, emission plan scrutinized.HealthKrisberg, Kim
Online database highlights ways to eliminate disparities.(American Public Health Association)HealthLate, Michele
Poor diet, inactivity on the rise as a leading cause of death.Health 
Prevention key to rural oral health outreach programs.HealthKrisberg, Kim
Priorities outlined to counter global oral disease problems.(reports)Health 
Programs, communities taking action: American Indian working to stem tide of diabetes cases.HealthKrisberg, Kim
Program trains seniors to teach about environmental health: ALPHA emeritus members aid children's health.(American public health association)HealthLate, Michele
Pushing ahead, managing change.(Challenges in public health)(Column)HealthCaine, Virginia
Push under way to renew ban on assault weapons.HealthLate, Michele
Racial, ethnic disparities in health new focus of bills, attention.HealthKrisberg, Kim
San Francisco targets black infant mortality.HealthKrisberg, Kim
Seattle asthma project helps families clean up indoor air.HealthArias, Donya C.
Slower decline in national TB cases worries health workers.Health 
Strategy targets maternal health in Americas.Health 
Successful 'truth' anti-smoking campaign in funding jeopardy.HealthKrisberg, Kim
TB remains a formidable foe despite global health advances.(Tuberculosis)HealthArias, Donya C.
U.S. Grappling With Unexpected Shortage of Flu Vaccine.Health 
Utah students bring public health approach to Mali.HealthKrisberg, Kim
Witnesses say infected cow not a 'downer': questions loom over first U.S. mad cow disease case.HealthKrisberg, Kim
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