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October 8, 2012
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Doctors Wary of Studies Funded by Pharmaceutical Industry, Study Shows

Physicians are about half as willing to prescribe drugs tested in pharmaceutical-industry funded trials than those in NIH-funded studies, a new study finds. Physicians are less likely to trust the results of clinical trials when they know those trials were … Continue reading

September 29, 2012
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Controlling the Spread of Diseases Among Humans, Other Animals and the Environment

New NSF-NIH-USDA-BBSRC grants fund research on how infectious diseases are transmitted West Nile virus, Lyme disease and hantavirus are all infectious diseases spreading in animals and in people. Is human interaction with the environment somehow responsible for the increase in … Continue reading

November 1, 2011
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Public Health Sites Rank Among the Most Visited U.S. Federal Government Sites

NIH.gov Leads as Top Site in the Government Category Attracting More than 10 Million Visitors in September Nearly 18% of All Clicks from Flu Searches in September Drive Traffic to CDC.gov RESTON, VA, November 1, 2011 – comScore, Inc., a … Continue reading

September 12, 2011
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Government Sites Reach 40 Percent of Americans but Lag Behind Overall Internet Growth

*Interest in Government Jobs Propels USAJobs.gov Alongside Commercial Career Sites* RESTON, VA, September 12, 2011 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an analysis of traffic to federal Government sites, which showed a decline over … Continue reading