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AIDS: A Family Experience,
by Carle Medical Communications, 1 videocassette, rental $75/3 days, $100/5 days, purchase $395, Champaign-Urbana, Ill, Carle Medical Communications (110 W Main St, 61801-2700), 1986.
Psychosocial Interventions in AIDS,
by Carle Medical Communications, 1...
TWO CHILDHOOD diseases for which no prophylaxis exists may be prevented in the future by genetically engineered vaccines. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which causes bronchopneumonia and bronchiolitis mostly in infants and young children, and group A streptococcus, which causes pharyngitis...
To the Editor. —
I read the article on boxing injuries1 in the army with interest, as well as the associated editorial2 on the American Medical Association's opposition to boxing.
As far as professional boxing is concerned, I agree entirely with the Association's position.
As far as training...
An error occurred in the US Preventive Services Task Force report entitled "Physical Activity Counseling for Healthy Adults as a Primary Preventive Intervention in the Clinical Setting," published in the June 23/30 issue of The Journal (1989; 261:3588-3598). On page 3588, in the last line of the...
We anticipated the controversy our article might engender. The army's medical mission is "to preserve the fighting strength." We object to Dr Finney's suggestion that we made a "giant leap" to question boxing. Our concern is the health of the soldiers we are sworn to protect.
To the Editor.—
Additional data are available to help answer a question asked recently in JAMA1: Are serum cholesterol levels elevated in lactating women? Mellies et al2 found mean ± SD levels of plasma cholesterol of 5.6 ± 0.42 mmol/L in 11 women who were breast-feeding 1 month post partum....
This is the sixth edition of an established textbook. When first issued in 1954, edited by Greep, it was titled Histology. The new title, which has evolved over the last few editions, reflects a change in the discipline of histology to encompass more of the fields of cell biology and...
I moved the slide slowly across the microscope stage (sticky in the tropical heat), paused near the edge of the smear of blood, and focused. Even with the instrument at the lowest magnification, I saw that this boy's blood had far, far too many white cells. So many, in fact, that the blood had...
A review of 150 published randomized trials on the treatment of lung cancer showed serious methodological drawbacks. Handling of withdrawals (only 7 trials had no dropouts), a priori estimates of sample size (only 9 trials specified the required number of patients), blinding of randomization...
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