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Article ID: 6524

Who Makes Medical Decisions?

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

President Clinton stated, "Medical decisions ought to be made by medical doctors," in his State of the Union Address January 27. OSHA's proposed standards conflict with this directive.

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Article ID: 6523

Uterine Environment Boosts Learning Ability in Mouse Offspring

Jackson Laboratory

A study conducted at The Jackson Laboratory and the University of Connecticut at Storrs suggests that the maternal uterine environment in mice can have an enhancing effect on learning ability in offspring across a broad range of behaviors.

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Article ID: 6522

Titanic Movie Is Just The Latest In The Rhetoric Of Disaster

Ohio State University

The hit film Titanic serves as more than just a way to entertain moviegoers and make millions of dollars for the creators, according to a researcher who has written about the disaster. The film, like most examples of oral, written or other narratives of disaster, embraces a number of social purposes, said James Hikins, associate professor of journalism and communication at Ohio State University.

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Article ID: 6521

New anthology of writings about love

Cornell University

The Book of Love (Norton 1998), an anthology of writings about love, edited by Diane Ackerman, co-leader of the Cornell University English Department's Mind and Memory course this semester, and Cornell Media Services staff writer and novelist Jeanne Mackin, takes on that ancient and heart-stoppingly contemporary question, what is love?

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Article ID: 6520

Tagamet Chemical Site Named Historic Chemical Landmark

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The Pennsylvania site where an innovative SmithKline Beecham process allowed the life-saving drug Tagamet (cimetidine) to become widely available was designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark today by the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society, and Britain's Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Article ID: 6518

Food Chemistry Tip Sheet March 1998

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The following research articles will appear on February 28 in the Web edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Microwave cooking reduces PCB levels in Atlantic Bluefish taking a cold look at the chemistry of stale beer.

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Article ID: 6517

Study Shows Marked Increase in Deaths Due to Medication Errors

University of California San Diego

A study examining U.S. mortality rates has found nearly a three-fold increase in deaths from medication errors over a ten-year period, adding fuel to the growing concern that the nation's quality of health care may be suffering because of the shift to managed care.

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Article ID: 6491

Cleveland Clinic Study in the Lancet Supports Routine Exercise Testing of Patients Following Bypass Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Routine performance of an exercise test among symptom-free patients who have had coronary artery bypass surgery can help identify those at risk for premature death and heart attack, Cleveland Clinic physicians reported in a study published in the February 28 issue of The Lancet.

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Article ID: 6475

Enzyme that Detoxifies Cancer Drug Linked to Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

A naturally produced enzyme, bleomycin hydrolase, whose only known function is to detoxify a widely used cancer agent, has now been linked to a four-fold increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to an article by University of Pittsburgh researchers in the March issue of Nature Genetics.

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Article ID: 6450

Nutrition and Alternative Therapy in Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology

One of the many rapidly expanding disciplines of dermatology, representing two quite different approaches to therapy, but with some areas that overlap and complement each other.

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