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Reported Aids Cases Among Adolescents 13 to 19 Years of Age, By Se...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Note. Data based on person’s age at diagnosis.

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Human Papilloma Virus (Hpv) Concept Testing Focus Groups with Adul...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

I. BACKGROUND: (2 minutes) GREETINGS: Good evening/afternoon everyone. My name is . Thank you for agreeing to participate in the discussion tonight/today. As you know from the call inviting you to participate and the information you read when you arrived today [a written informed consent will be given to participants when they arrive], we’re going to be talking about ideas for materials that may be used to get information to people about a sexually transmitted virus call...

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Participation of Case and Control Subjects, Atlanta, Georgia, 1989...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Seven mosaic DS cases were excluded from this total. Includes cases and controls currently being tracked as well as cases in which genotyping studies are in progress. ‡ This number represents only a portion of total pregnancies terminated for trisomy 21 in the 5-county area. The total number is unknown.

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The Public Health Problem

By: Department of Health and Human Services

A cancer cluster is defined as a greater-than-expected number of cancer cases that occurs within a group of people in a geographic area over a period of time. The complex nature of cancer makes it inherently challenging to identify, interpret, and address cancer clusters. Cancer is a term representing many diseases with a variety of causes. The time between exposure to a cancer-causing agent, or the existence of other risk factors, and the development of cancer can be de...

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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Niehs)

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Minority Worker Training Program (MWTP) –focuses on delivering comprehensive training to disadvantaged urban young adults in order to prepare them for employment in the construction and environmental cleanup fields. For the past eight years in urban communities throughout the U.S., the MWTP has successfully trained young minority adults via five awardees: the Center to Protect Workers’ Rights, Xavier University, National Puerto Rican Forum, Laborers-AGC Education and Tra...

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Acculturation (Acq) Section (June 2002) Sample Person Questionnaire

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Non-Hispanics ages 12 and older are asked only one question in this section: language spoken at home (ACQ010). Hispanics ages 12 and older are asked questions ACQ020 – ACQ080. These questions are about language use and country of birth of parents. Analytic Notes ACQ010 (language spoken at home) had too few responses in the categories “other than English or Spanish.” The recoded data is in variables ACD010A, ACD010B, and ACD010C. ACQ040 (What language(s) do you usually sp...

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Selecting, Evaluating, And Using Sharps Disposal Containers

By: Linda Rosenstock

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). NIOSH is charged with identifying the causes of work-related diseases and injuries, evaluating the hazards of new technologies and work practices, creating ways to control hazards, and recommending occupational safety and health standards. Occupational exposure to Mdbome pathogens (including the hepatitis B and C viruses [HBV and HCVJ and the human im...

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Vital Statistics of the United States 1957

By: Halbert L. Dunn, M. D.

This is one of two volumes presenting final vital statistics for the United States, its Territories, and two possessions for the year 1957. Their subject matter consists of vital events that occurred in these areas during the year—marriages, divorces, births, fetal deaths, infant ‘deaths, and deaths among the general population. This annual report is organized as follows: Volume I. Introduction and text tables. Statistics for Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Ri...

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Workplace Safety and Health in New York

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH is the primary federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illness and injury. NIOSH is located in the Department of Health and Human Services in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The NIOSH mission is to provide national and world leadership to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death by gathering informatio...

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Deten El Contagio de Germenes Que Te Enferman a Ti Y a Otros!

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Deten el contagio de germenes que te enferman a ti y a otros!

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Breakout Abstract

By: Department of Health and Human Services

TITLE: From Statewide Database Survey to EPHT Pilot Linking: Process and Lessons. THEME Foster Collaborations Among Health and the Environment KEYWORDS database inventory, data exchange, pilot linkage project, process BACKGROUND: Oregon is an EPHT planning state. The EPHT program is conducting its first pilot project to link health and environmental databases.

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Niosh Dose Reconstruction Project Meeting on Ineel Site Profile

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Bill Murray introduced Stu Hinnefeld, NIOSH OCAS. Stu introduced the NIOSH/ORAU Team. Tim Taulbee and he represented NIOSH. Ed Scalsky was introduced as the team lead for the Hanford Site profile. Stu expressed his appreciation for everyone’s attendance. He asked for assistance from the unions with knowledge of the Hanford Site. Attendees introduced themselves going around the table: Sue Boone, Richard Hepner, Hank Hartley, Joan Morgan (DOL), Mike Keizer, Mel Fitzpatrick...

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Nancy Lee and Associates : Legal Document

By: Nancy Lee and Associates

The distinction I'd like to make here,though, is that what we were doing as I just described it was under the closed session type of process...

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Orau Team Niosh Dose Reconstruction Project

By: James E. Turner

3.0 OCCUPATIONAL MEDICAL DOSE: Technical Basis Documents (TBDs) and Site Profile Documents are general working documents that provide guidance concerning the preparation of dose reconstructions at particular sites or categories of sites. They will be revised in the event additional relevant information is obtained about the affected site(s). These documents may be used to assist the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the completion of the individual...

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Acce Review of Cf/Prenatal-Disorder, Setting

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Question 1: What is the specific clinical disorder to be studied? Question 2: What are the clinical findings defining this disorder? Question 3: What is the clinical setting in which the test is to be performed? Question 4: What DNA test(s) are associated with this disorder? Question 5: Are preliminary screening questions employed? Question 6: Is it a stand-alone test or is it one of a series of tests? Question 7: If it is part of a series of screening tests, are all tes...

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Department of Health and Human Services

By: Julie Louise Gerberding

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Nation will celebrate National Women's Health Week (NWHW) during May 8-14, 2005, and its signature event, National Women's Check -Up Day, on May 9, 2005. The celebration complements and supports our efforts to help all women take advantage of important preventive healthcare services and furthers the President's long-range initiative to expand healthcare services for people without health insurance through local health centers.

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Guidelines Minimum and Comprehensive State-Based Activities in Occ...

By: Martha Stanbury, M. S. P. H.

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 established the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and mandated as its goal the assurance that every working man and woman in the Nation will have safe and healthful working conditions. NIOSH has long recognized that close collaboration with state agencies equally committed to the prevention of work-related disease and injury is key to attaining this goal. The Council of State and Territorial Epide...

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Health : United States, 1976-1977

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Health, United States, 1976-1977 is a report by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to the President and the Congress of the United States. The report is the second in the series mandated by Public Law 93-353, the Health Services Research, Health Statistics, and Medical Libraries Act of 1974. This is a report in fulfillment of the statutory requirement that the Secretary, acting through the National Center for Health Services Research and the National Center ...

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January 2002 Updated and Errata Pages for the Implementation Guide...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

These errata pages were distributed to CIRSET on July 3, 2001, and accepted at its August 2001 meeting. Within a few days after acceptance, additional questions about the OMB revisions to standard race codes caused us to revisit the issue. Then, while exploring the possibility of obtaining LOINC codes for some new messaging capabilities, we learned that the codes we had been given previously had not been properly recorded by the coding authorities, and were therefore not...

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Fact Sheet Hiv/Aids and the Flu

By: Department of Health and Human Services

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). HIV kills or damages cells in the body’s immune system, gradually destroying the body’s ability to fight infection and certain cancers. An estimated 850,000 to 950,000 people are infected with HIV in the United States. People with HIV/AIDS are considered at increased risk from serious influenza-related complications. Studies have shown an increased risk for heart- and ...

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