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Topic - Institute Of Medicine
The Institute of Medicine is a not-for-profit, non-governmental American organization founded in 1970, under the congressional charter of the United States National Academy of Sciences. The IOM is part of the United States National Academies, which also includes:* National Academy of Sciences (NAS)* National Academy of Engineering (NAE)* National Research Council (NRC) - Source: Wikipedia
The Hopi High School football team had its best regular season ever, going 9-1 into a playoff game against a top-seeded team. Facing a complete shutdown, senior wide receiver Charles Youvella caught a pass and scored the team's only touchdown in the third quarter.
Two, sometimes three evenings a week, just down the block from my home, the sounds of intermittently blown whistles pierce the air, followed by either cheering or booing for the littlest of the little ones playing football.
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE become a core subject.
Take this quiz: What well-known family of drugs (a) is classified by the World Health Organization as "Group 1: Carcinogenic to Humans" and (b) provides "tremendous health benefits for women." If you answered "combined oral contraceptives," you are well-qualified to work for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
The push to reform federal payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients picked up steam Monday when physicians released a study arguing that halting unneeded services could save hundreds of billions of dollars.
A U.S. program that has generated hopes around the world that the AIDS pandemic can be defeated should start "relinquishing" more control to its partner countries, according to an independent evaluation prepared for Congress.
Fighting the problem of fake drugs will require creating a national drug-tracking system, the Institute of Medicine said Wednesday.
The United States suffers far more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked, according to a report released Wednesday by two of the nation's leading health research institutions.
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California has transformed into a major player in stem cell research, but the taxpayer-funded institute responsible has "significant deficiencies" in how research dollars are distributed, experts said Thursday.
California has transformed into a powerhouse player in stem-cell research, but the taxpayer-funded institute responsible for that needs an overhaul, a report released Thursday found.
California has transformed into a powerhouse player in stem cell research, but the taxpayer-funded institute responsible for that needs an overhaul, a report released Thursday found.
Hopes of repealing Obamacare took a beating last week with the election results. For the foreseeable future, implementation of the Affordable Care Act will continue, including the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) "contraception mandate" -- a frightening glimpse of what we have to look forward to.
Abusing alcohol and drugs has been part of military culture historically: Troops do it for fun, to ease the stresses of war or to be part of the brotherhood.
The U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year — roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar — through unneeded care, Byzantine paperwork, fraud and other waste, the influential Institute of Medicine said Thursday in a report that ties directly into the presidential campaign.