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The latest news from HMD, including information about new reports, activities, meetings, and other noteworthy events.


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What You're Reading - November 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of November, 2011.

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What You're Reading - October 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of October, 2011.

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IOM Elects 65 New Members, Five Foreign Associates
Released: 10/17/2011

The IOM announced the names of 65 new members and five foreign associates on October 17 in conjunction with its 41st annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

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What You're Reading - September 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of September, 2011.

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Few Health Problems Are Caused By Vaccines, IOM Report Finds
Released: 8/25/2011

An analysis of more than 1,000 research articles concluded that few health problems are caused by or clearly associated with vaccines, according to a new IOM report.

Report at a Glance

  • Graphic: Strength of Evidence that Determined the Causality Conclusions (PDF, HTML)
  • Press Release (HTML)
  • Report Brief (PDF, HTML)
  • Table: Summary of Causality Conclusions (PDF)
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Millions of Americans Lack Access to Essential Oral Health Care
Released: 7/13/2011

Millions of Americans are not receiving needed dental care services because of "persistent and systemic" barriers that limit their access to oral health care, says a new report by the IOM and National Research Council.

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  • Press Release (HTML)
  • Report Brief (PDF, HTML)
  • Testimony: Shelly Gehshan (PDF)
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Making Oral Health Care More Accessible – New Report
Released: 7/7/2011

A new report from the IOM and National Research Council, examines the scope and consequences of inadequate access to oral health services in the U.S and recommends ways to combat economic, structural, geographic, and cultural factors that prevent access to regular, quality care.

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