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African American Health and Wellness: Selected Reading List (Science Reference Guide)

Alternative, Complementary & Integrative Medicine -- A Curator’s Choice (Science Reference Guide)

"American Anthrax," a presention by Jeanne Guillemin, Senior Advisor, Security Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Webcast)

"Antibiotic Resistant Strains Outbreaks," a presentation by Lance B. Price, professor at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health (Webcast)

"Apples and Pears: The Body Shape Solution for Weight Loss and Wellness," a presentation by Marie Savard, a physician and women's health expert (Webcast)

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) or Mad Cow Disease (Selected Internet Resources)

Breast Cancer (Science Tracer Bullet)

"Breast Cancer Update," a presentation by Robert Clarke, professor of oncology and dean for research at the Georgetown University Medical Center (Webcast)

"Cancer, Magnets, and Heat: Can Nanotechnology Provide New Solutions for Old Problems?" - a presentation by Dr. Robert Ivkov, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Medical School (Webcast)

"Cancer Moonshot Initiative," a panel discussion with representatives of the White House Moonshot Cancer Task Force and other organizations interested in cancer research (Webcast)

Diabetes Mellitus (Science Tracer Bullet)

Diets and Dieting: A History of Weight Loss in America (Science Reference Guide)

"Fighting Pediatric Cancer in Iran," a presentation by Saideh Ghods, founder of MAHAK, a charitable organization in Iran that supports children with cancer (Webcast)

"Friendly Gut Microbes Help Fighting Cancer," a presentation by Giorgio Trinchieri, director of the Cancer and Inflammation Program and chief of the Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (Webcast)

"From Promises to Proof," a presentation by Dr. Stephen Straus, the first director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Webcast)

"Glaucoma," a presentation by Dr. Eve J. Higginbotham, professor and chair of the Ophthalmology Department of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (Webcast)

Health Effects of Obesity (Science Reference Guide)

"Health Expert Pamela Peeke Discusses Fit To Live," a presentation by Dr. Pamela Peeke, assistant clinical professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and founder and president of the Peeke Performance Center (Webcast)

Health/Medical (Selected Internet Resources)

"Health Risks of Atomic Bomb Exposure," a presentation by William Jack Schull, president of the Schull Institute and Professor Emeritus of the University of Texas School of Public Health (Webcast)

"Healthy Bites: Great-Tasting, Healthy Food on a Budget," a presentation by Sally Squires, award-winning journalist and former syndicated nutrition columnist of the Lean Plate Club in the Washington Post (Webcast)

Hispanic American Health: Selected Resources (Science Reference Guide)

"How to Put Your Brain on the Internet: Lessons from a Cyborg," a presentation by science writer Michael Chorost, author of World Wide Mind: The Coming Integration of Humanity, Machines, and the Internet (Webcast)

"Human Migration, Malaria, and Modernization in the Pacific," a presentation by Professor Koji Lum, SUNY Binghamton (Webcast)

Influenza A (H1N1) - "Swine Flu" (Selected Internet Resources)

Locating Medicine and Health Information (Science Reference Guide)

"Malaria & War:  The US Antimalarial Program in World War II," a presentation by Leo B. Slater, Ph.D., Historian, US Naval Research Laboratory (Webcast)

Medicinal Plants (Selected Internet Resources)

Medicinal Plants (Science Tracer Bullet)

"The Mediterranean Diet: Delicious Food Prescription for Transforming Disease & Illness," a presentation by Amy Riolo, author of The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Handbook (Webcast)

"New Science of Addiction and What It Means to Society," a presentation by Alan Leshner, chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Webcast)

"One Health," a presentation by Dr. Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D., visiting professor, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, and former Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration (Webcast)

One Health -- Curator’s Choice (Science Reference Guide)

"Predicting Disease Outbreaks from Space," a presentation by Assaf Anyamba, PhD., NASA (Webcast)

"Prostate Cancer Update," a presentation by Elizabeth Platz, cancer epidemiologist and professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University (Webcast)

"Salt in Your Sock and Other Tried-and-True Home Remedies," a presentation by Dr. Lillian Beard, associate clinical professor, George Washington University School of Medicine (Webcast)

The Science of Addiction: A Guide to Selected Resources (Science Reference Guide)

"Slow Medicine for Elders," a presentation by Dr. Dennis McCullough, associate professor of community and family medicine, Dartmouth Medical School (Webcast)

Sports Medicine (Science Tracer Bullet)

Tea and Health -- A Curator’s Selection (Science Reference Guide)

"Translational Medicine - Bench to Bedside," a panel discussion on the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA structure (Webcast)

"The Transmission of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and Influenza: Lessons from the Past and How We Should Be Preparing for the Future" a presentation by Dr. Marc Lipsitch, Ph.D, associate professor of epidemiology and immunology and infectious diseases, Harvard School of Public Health (Webcast)

Veganism: Eating Consciously and Compassionately (Science Reference Guide)

West Nile Virus (Science Reference Guide)

Vitamins and Minerals (Science Tracer Bullet)

"Weight Loss Through the Ages," a panel discussion with noted experts (Webcast)

Working in Ebola units in Sierra Leone and Liberia, presented by Daniel Lucey, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University, School of Medicine/Doctors Without Borders (Webcast)

"Worldwide Disease Surveillance & Media," a presentation by Lawrence C. Madoff, professor of medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School (Webcast)

Zika Virus (Selected Internet Resources)

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