December 10, 2002
PRATs Are Tomorrow's Leaders In Pharmacology
Beyond the 'Bikini View'
Scientists Urged to Expand Gender-Specific Research Portfolios
By Carla Garnett
Sex matters. It's that simple and that complicated,
according to an Oct. 21 lecture sponsored by the Office of Research
on Women's Health to kick off NIH's new intramural research
agenda on women's health.
Why Johnny Is Sick
By Jennifer Wenger
Such are the stark findings of Dr. Dean Schillinger, University of
California, San Francisco, associate professor of medicine at San
Francisco General Hospital, whose research is drawing a clearer
connection between health literacy and the chances of beating, or at
least successfully controlling, chronic illness. He recently delivered
the first lecture in a series on health literacy at NIH. His talk, titled
"Babel Babble: What Is the Doctor Saying? What Is the Patient
Hearing?", was sponsored by NIDCD.