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September 18, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 19

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NLM Exhibit, Film Series Spotlight The Internet, Computers

Research Festival '01 Slated for Oct. 2-5 at Natcher Bldg.

Langer To Give 2001 Kreshover Lecture

NHLBI Helps Prepare Future 'Star' Researchers

'Sharing' Theme of Parkinson's Meeting

Awards Presented at
NIAAA Employee Day

Information for
Cervical Cancer Screening

NIGMS Publishes
Science Booklets

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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4-Day Onsite Briefing Is Chock Full
HHS Secretary Gets to Know NIH from the Inside

By Carla Garnett

No one knows NIH better than its acting director, Dr. Ruth Kirschstein, who guided HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson around NIH on his recent tour.

HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson spent 4 fully packed days Aug. 20-23 on campus getting to know NIH from the inside out. From all appearances, he was impressed with everything he saw, greeting and offering encouraging words to each employee he encountered.
M O R E . . .

NHLBI Launches Heart Attack Campaign

Each year, about 1.1 million Americans suffer a heart attack.

About 460,000 of those heart attacks are fatal, and for nearly half, death occurs within the first hour of the start of symptoms and before the patient reaches the hospital. Yet, fast treatment can save lives and heart muscle.
M O R E . . .