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April 3, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 7

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Post Editor Dirda
Speaks at Plain Language Awards Ceremony

NLM Lets Readers Explore Rare Volumes, Virtually

NIDDK Thanks Pimas with Fun, Food, Information

Registry To Examine RA
in African Americans

NIEHS Journal Set for Publication in Chinese

Music Is Tonic for Penta, NIEHS Scientist

NIAAA Streamlines Organization, Functions

STEP Session on
'Science of Aging'

News Briefs

New Appointments


Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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A Feeder of Rock Creek
NIH Creek To Be Restored, Cleaned

By Rich McManus

The humbly scenic little waterway known as the NIH Creek, which meanders northeast across campus from an outfall underneath the corner of South and Center Drives, is going to get a long-delayed restoration in the next year or so. Authorities from the Office of Research Services recently finished a year-long study of the creek and are now proceeding to the design and construction phase of the $700,000 project aimed chiefly at stemming a serious erosion problem..
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Garfield Is 'Spokescat'
NHLBI Launches Children's Sleep Initiative

By Ellen Sommer

NHLBI director Dr. Claude Lenfant welcomes Garfield and the three sleep contest winners (from l) Xavier Powers, Danny Strohman and Katie Seamon.

NHLBI recently kicked off a major 5-year educational initia-tive to reach children ages 7-11, their parents, teachers and health care providers, with the message that adequate nighttime sleep — most children need at least 9 hours each night — is important to their health, performance and safety.
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