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A research project that will soon get under way in the Los Padres National Forest near Santa Barbara, Calif, may make outdoor recreation activities a lot safer and more comfortable for people throughout the country.
Using a patch test kit developed by William L. Epstein, MD, professor and chair...
Creating art rarely is easy. So the last thing that artists need are health and safety hazards to make it even tougher. Now, the School of the Art Institute in Chicago is doing something to make art safer for both the professional and the hobbiest.
During the past few months, the school, in...
Medicine apparently did Dickinson College a favor more than 200 years ago. Now, Dickinson's president in a sense may be able to repay that favor through an unofficial "National Advisory Council on Premedical Education" that the college will support initially.
The council will first meet on the...
"The standards for occupant protection in general aviation [noncommercial] aircraft have remained essentially unchanged for about the last 30 years," says the National Transportation Safety Board. So the five-member Washington, DC, board is in the midst of a multiyear project to deal with the...
Reflected ultrasound initially served as a noninvasive diagnostic tool primarily to produce images of tissue boundaries. Ultrasound applications have more recently involved quantitative analysis of tissue echoes to diagnose cardiomyopathy, acute myocardial infarction, cirrhosis, and liver...
Mr Davis was a nice man. He had chronic lymphocytic leukemia and angina pectoris. Both diseases were well controlled. His angina occurred infrequently and responded promptly to sublingual nitroglycerin. His chronic leukemia required no treatment. I was satisfied with how Mr Davis was doing, but...
Occasionally, when my day seems such a jumble of incessantly crying children, demanding problems, and lengthening hours, as to make me wonder about my choice of profession, I remember the face of a certain child, and I am renewed.
My career was to be in medicine; I knew that and had thought of...
To the Editor.—
The article entitled "Dietary Salt Intake and Blood Pressure" has one major shortcoming— the dietary survey is unreliable.
Critical questions concerning cheese, cottage cheese, sauerkraut, canned fruits, frozen vegetables, and, most importantly, restaurant eating were not asked....
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