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Vital Directions to Improve Nation's Health System
NEW PUBLICATION

Vital Directions to Improve
Nation's Health System

March 21 - The National Academy of Medicine has released a new publication that presents eight crosscutting priorities to address challenges to Americans' health and health care. 

  • NEW PUBLICATION

    Vital Directions to Improve
    Nation's Health System

    March 21 - The National Academy of Medicine has released a new publication that presents eight crosscutting priorities to address challenges to Americans' health and health care. 

  • NEW REPORT

    Preparing for Future Products of Biotechnology

    March 9 - Federal agencies involved in regulating biotechnology products should increase their scientific capabilities and expertise to prepare for greater quantity and range of products, says new Academies report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Fostering Educational Success
    of Young English Learners

    Feb. 28 - Many English learners lag behind their English-speaking monolingual peers in educational achievement, in part because schools do not provide adequate instruction to acquire English proficiency or access to subjects at the appropriate grade level, says a new Academies report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Assessment of VA's Airborne Hazards
    and Open Burn Pit Registry

    Feb. 28 - A more rigorous and appropriate approach is needed for determining whether emissions from military burn pits caused health problems in service members, says a new Academies report.

G20 Science Academies Issue Global Health Statement

G20 Science Academies Issue Statement on Global HealthAt a March 22 dialogue held at the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, a statement on global health was handed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel by representatives of the G20 science academies.

Webcast: A Century of Wildland Fire Research

Video WebcastThe financial, environmental, and human costs of wildland fires in the U.S. are enormous. On Monday, March 27, the National Academies will hold a workshop that examines the last century of wildland fire research, the recent increases in extreme fire behavior and the hazards these fires pose to the communities, and the occurrence of wildfires as an integral part of the natural, healthy evolution of landscapes. Click here to watch the live webcast, beginning at approximately 8:15 a.m. EDT.

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