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January 12, 2003

January 12, 2003                  search the site               subscribe Vaccination NewsLetter

An Injection of Sanity? A debate about MMR - Science Museum/naked science

Mercury in baby vaccines is linked to autism - The Scotsman

Smallpox vaccine: Who needs it? - www.sun-herald.com

Smallpox vaccine gets shot in the arm - www.dailyrecord.com

Drug firms in position to cash political chips - www.nj.com

Frist to Support Bush Agenda - Senate GOP Leader Pledges to Back Tax Cut, Judicial Nominee - The Washington Post

A physician leads the Senate; can Dr. Frist deliver? - Doctors and policy experts alike are eager to see how his background as a heart surgeon affects the legislative agenda.. - www.ama-assn.org

Better vaccine for chicken pox soon: Expert - The Times of India

Chicken pox vaccine's staying power questioned - A disease outbreak in a New Hampshire day-care center may indicate the need for periodic boosters.. - www.ama-assn.org

Hepatitis worries best fought with information - www.theindependent.com

Liability insurance crisis hits breaking point in W.Va., Pa.- Office closures are avoided in Pennsylvania, but some West Virginia doctors start 2003 taking 30-day leaves of absence.. - www.ama-assn.org

Doctors deserve privacy too: Credentialing should not require revealing your entire health history - At a time of stringent requirements for patient privacy, what about the legitimate rights of physicians?. - www.ama-assn.org

Diuretics most effective hypertension drug - Results from a five-year trial support this class of drugs as a first-line medication for high blood pressure treatment.. - www.ama-assn.org

Internet filters can also block health sites - Devices intended to protect young people from pornography may screen out useful medical information. - www.ama-assn.org

States looking into Medco pricing - www.nj.com

Save Us From Alternative Medicine! One good thing for Bill Frist's legislative calendar: Removing the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 - www.time.com

Planning and Preparing for the future of a Child with a Disability - Unlocking Autism "The Power of One"/Georgia Conference - Newnan, Georgia, March 30, 2003

Anthrax Island - The New York Times

Over-the-Counter Headache - The New York Times

New Labels For Estrogen - The New York Times

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