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Marijuana As Medicine?:: The Science Beyond the Controversy

Alison Mack, Institute of Medicine, Janet Joy - Medical - 2000 - 216 pages
Some people suffer from chronic, debilitating disorders for which no conventional treatment brings relief. Can marijuana ease their symptoms? Would it be breaking the law to ...
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Women and Health Research:: Ethical and Legal Issues of Including Women in ...

Committee on the Ethical and Legal Issues Relating to the Inclusion of Women in Clinical Studies, Institute of Medicine - Health & Fitness - 1994 - 264 pages
There is a growing perception that biomedical research has focused more on the health problems of men relative to those of women and that women have been denied access to ...
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Antimicrobial Resistance:: Issues and Options

Forum on Emerging Infections, Institute of Medicine - Science - 1998 - 128 pages
Antibiotic resistance is neither a surprising nor a new phenomenon. It is an increasingly worrisome situation, however, because resistance is growing and accelerating while the ...
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Lesbian Health:: Current Assessment and Directions for the Future

Neuroscience and Behavioral Health Program, Committee on Lesbian Health Research Priorities, Institute of Medicine, Health Sciences Section, Health Sciences Policy Program - Health & Fitness - 1999 - 256 pages
Women's health, as a field of study, is a developing discipline. Health theories in general have been based on studies of men. However, in recent years, more attention has ...
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Careers in Science and Engineering:: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School ...

Institute of Medicine, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Policy and Global Affairs - Education - 1996 - 160 pages
As science and technology advance, the needs of employers change, and these changes continually reshape the job market for scientists and engineers. Such shifts present ...
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Improving Palliative Care for Cancer

National Cancer Policy Board, National Research Council, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 2001 - 344 pages
In our society's aggressive pursuit of cures for cancer, we have neglected symptom control and comfort care. Less than one percent of the National Cancer Institute's budget is ...
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Protecting Our Forces:: Improving Vaccine Acquisition and Availability in ...

Committee on a Strategy for Minimizing the Impact of Naturally Occurring Infectious Diseases of Military Importance: Vaccine Issues in the U.S. Military, Institute of Medicine, Medical Follow-Up Agency - Medical - 2002 - 158 pages
Infectious diseases continue to pose a substantial threat to the operational capacity of military forces. Protecting Our Forces reviews the process by which the U.S. military ...
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Childhood Cancer Survivorship:: Improving Care and Quality of Life

National Cancer Policy Board, National Research Council, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 2003 - 224 pages
Only more recently has it been realized that the intense effort to care for and cure a child with cancer does not end with survival. Continued surveillance and a variety of ...
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