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The CDC launches a campaign to encourage children to walk to school.


Proceed To Article NHLBI Launches Genomic Applications Initiative $37 Million Awarded In Initial Effort
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has launched a major initiative to advance genomic research related to heart, lung, blood, and sleep health and disorders. On September 30, the NHLBI issued grants totaling $37 million to establish 11 Programs for Genomic Applications (PGAs). More...

Proceed To Article Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Signs Consent Decree With FDA
The Food and Drug Administration announced that Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Division of American Home Products Corporation and Wyeth- Ayerst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Wyeth) have signed a consent decree of permanent injunction in which Wyeth agreed to a series of measures aimed at ensuring that the products manufactured at Wyeth's Marietta, Pa. and Pearl River, N.Y. facilities are made in compliance with FDA's good manufacturing practice (GMP) regulations. More...

Proceed To Article Today Is National Kids Walk To School Day - Use This Guide To Encourage Walking All Year
This guide is a resource to help communities develop and implement a year-long walk-to-school initiative. The guide comes complete with: a step-by-step checklist, kids walk-to-school tools, safety tips on walking, biking, school bus safety, and stranger danger tips. More...

Proceed To Article Report Finds Little Or Inconclusive Evidence Of Health Benefits Of Garlic
Dietary use of garlic may lower some types of cholesterol in the short term, but it does not appear to offer long-term protection against cardiovascular disease, says a new evidence report released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Garlic may help to reduce low-density lipids (LDL), or "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides. However, the evidence is only for short-term (1 to 3 months) effects. More...

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Garlic: Effects On Cardiovascular Risks And Disease, Protective Effects Against Cancer, And Clinical Adverse Effects
This evidence report is a systematic review that summarizes clinical studies of garlic in humans. It addresses three areas: the effects on cardiovascular-related disease and factors such as lipids, blood pressure, glucose, atherosclerosis, and thrombosis; any protective associations with cancer and any clinical adverse effects. More...


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