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October 3, 2000
Vol. LII, No. 20

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Research Festival Set,
Oct. 10-13

Ribosome Structure
Is Focus of Stetten Symposium, Oct. 18

Fruit Fly Research Illuminates Human Health

Asthma on the Rise
in U.S., World

Governors' Spouses,
NIAAA Target
Youth Drinking

Grantees Attend
Cancer Control Academy

New NIMH Office
Helps Improve Worklife

NIH Marks
Fire Safety Awareness Day

NINDS Holds Parkinson's Disease Meeting

Internships Conclude
for Season

News Briefs

New Appointments



Study Subjects Sought

Final Photo

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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'Cybercafé' Dedicated to Varmus

By Rich McManus

Former NIH director Dr. Harold Varmus returns to open new Cybercafé.

Nine months after concluding his 6-year tenure as NIH director, Dr. Harold Varmus returned to campus Sept. 18 for a warm homecoming in which the new Cybercafé for graduate students in Bldg. 10 was officially opened and dedicated in his honor.

"I'm very pleased to see this project completed, and very grateful to have this honor bestowed on me, especially while I'm still alive," said Varmus. "I'm also grateful for the speed with which it has happened."
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NHLBI Launches 'Hearts N' Parks' Program

By Susan Sagusti

The NHLBI Obesity Education Initiative recently launched a national, community-based program in collaboration with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). Called Hearts N' Parks, the program aims to help reduce the growing trend of obesity in the United States by encouraging Americans of all ages to engage in regular physical activity, to follow a heart-healthy eating plan and to aim for a healthy weight.
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