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September 17, 2002
Vol. LIV, No. 19

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Psychiatrists Discuss Divorce, Disruptive Behavior

NCI Brings Native Americans to Visit NIH

NCI Holds Disparity
Summit in Washington

NIH Relay Race Resurrected, Sept. 27

News Briefs




Study Subjects Sought

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The NIH Record

The 'Right Dust'
Zerhouni Plots 'Roadmap for Action' For NIH Future

By Rich McManus

Dr. Elias Zerhouni
The worst job Dr. Elias Zerhouni ever had was before he entered medical school at the University of Algiers. He took a job with a construction laboratory, testing the strength and durability of concrete and steel bars for large construction projects. Project foremen had been complaining that batches of the company's concrete had been failing regularly, crumbling under heavy loads. Zerhouni set out to discover why.
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Exercise Is Key to Breast Cancer Prevention

By Peggy Vaughn

Exercise can play as important a role in cancer prevention as the latest screening tool or chemoprevention drug, said Dr. Leslie Bernstein, professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
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