Addressing Unmet Needs in Women's Health: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Public Health of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session on Examining Women's Health Issues, Including the Role of the Department of Health and Human Services in Improving the Health of Women and Making Prevention a Centerpiece, April 25, 2002

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Page 21 - Recognizing the value of appropriate cancer screening, Congress passed the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-354...
Page 5 - Services, and especially within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Page 76 - In 1998, nearly 80,000 women in this age bracket got breast implants for purely cosmetic reasons. Yet, in 1999, the Institute of Medicine concluded: • First, reoperations and local complications are frequent enough to be a cause for concern and to justify the conclusion that they are the primary safety issue...
Page 4 - Agency, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' (NIEHS) $15 million, 10-year epidemiological study on farm family health.
Page 58 - It will be made a part of the record. [The prepared statement of Senator Harkin follows:] PREPARED STATEMENT OF SENATOR HARKIN Mr. Chairman, thank you for holding this hearing today on the Food Safety Amendments of 1989.
Page 24 - For reference, a 1% decrease in A1C is associated with a 40% decrease in microvascular complications. Another important note: these levels of A1C in the low 7's - are comparable to those obtained with intensive treatment in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and the UK Prospective Diabetes Study, two landmark clinical trials with relatively unlimited resources. Similarly, average LDL-cholesterol concentrations decreased from 132 to 1 16 mg/dL from 1995 to 1999.
Page 79 - Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey (Report for grant 93-IJ-CX-0012, funded by the National Institute of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
Page 73 - Adolescents, sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Medicaid Bureau of the Health Care Financing Administration...
Page 8 - Involving all levels of the Department of Health and Human Services to draft the initial version of the guidelines. This draft was reviewed by the Public Health Service and recommendations were made by the other Health Agencies including: the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Centers for Disease Control. Subsequent review at the Department level inco-porated recommendations from other Departmental Agencies.
Page 17 - This is one of the reasons that lung cancer has surpassed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths among women.

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