August. 24,2000 – When it comes to screening cholesterol levels, the country may do better, according to a CDC study, just in time for September’s National Cholesterol Education Month.
Month: August 2000
Need more friends?
August 21, 2000 — When Evelyn Rinzler, 83, retired nearly 20 years ago, she said goodbye to East Coast friends for California, where her oldest son and grandchildren live. As a 55-year-old wi
Stem cell therapy is getting closer to the clinic
August. 18,2000 — As human embryos grow, early cells begin to divide and form different kinds of cells, such as heart cells, bone cells, muscle cells, and more. These early cells, called R
New treatment for chronic diarrhea
August. 17,2000 — No one likes to talk about it, but for millions of Americans, chronic diarrhea isn’t just an embarrassment, it’s a serious illness that takes a devastating toll
Government funds development of West Nile vaccine
August 3,2000 (Washington, D.C.) — With a potential outbreak of West Nile encephalitis on the East Coast and the spread of the virus to five more New York counties later this month, federal o