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2000 News Releases

8 Dec 2000: PBBs in Fire Retardant Associated with Early Menstruation in Michigan Girls Whose Mothers Were Exposed in 1973 (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/december08/index.cfm)
5 Dec 2000: Wood Dust, Talc, Estrogens, and Nickel Alloys Among Substances Being Reviewed for Inclusion in Report on Carcinogens (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/december05/index.cfm)
17 Nov 2000: Study of Normal Women Demonstrates: There Are Few "Safe" Days in Menstrual Cycle (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/november17/index.cfm)
1 Nov 2000: Ecology of Infectious Diseases Grants Announced (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/november01/index.cfm)
20 Oct 2000: Study Shows Air Pollution Slows Lung Function Growth in Children (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/october20/index.cfm)
18 Oct 2000: Firefly Gene Lights Up to Detect Toxic Dioxin (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/october18/index.cfm)
12 Oct 2000: In Young Rhesus Monkeys Smog Shown to Set Up Lungs for Asthma (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/october12/index.cfm)
11 Oct 2000: Public and Scientific Comment Sought on Expert Panel Reports on the Possible Human Reproductive Effects of Seven Phthalates (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/october11/index.cfm)
18 Sep 2000: Nutrient in Cruciferous Vegetables Protects against Lung Cancer in Study of 18,244 Chinese; Benefit Depends on Genetic Factor (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/september18/index.cfm)
15 Sep 2000: Advisory Panel on Federal Report on Carcinogens Makes Recommendations to NIEHS/NTP for New Listings (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/september15/index.cfm)
1 Sep 2000: Study Demonstrates Exposure of People to Phthalates (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/september01/index.cfm)
7 Aug 2000: Environmental Health Institute Announces Meeting on Possible Studies of Agent Orange/Dioxin in Vietnam (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/august07/index.cfm)
1 Aug 2000: American Public Health Association Plans Rall Award for Science-Based Advocacy (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/august01/index.cfm)
1 Aug 2000: New Center to Look for Precise Step When a Cell Tips Toward Death, Disease (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/august01/index.cfm)
14 Jul 2000: Panel Expresses Concern about DEHP, a Plasticizer, As Used in Medical Devices for Ill Newborns (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/july14/index.cfm)
28 Jun 2000: In Test, Detroit Families with Asthmatic Children Get New Vacuum Cleaners, Mattress and Pillow Covers (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/june28/index.cfm)
26 Jun 2000: NIEHS Statement on Mapping the Genome (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/june26/index.cfm)
16 May 2000: Peer Review Set for NTP Studies May 18; Discussion May 24 on Recommendations for Animal Studies on DNA-Based Therapies, Herbs, Emissions from Cellular Phones (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/may16/index.cfm)
15 May 2000: Fact Sheet: The Report on Carcinogens - 9th Edition (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/may15/index.cfm)
9 May 2000: First National Survey Shows Americans' Bedding Can Make Them Sick; Allergens the Culprit (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/may09/index.cfm)
26 Apr 2000: Cancer-Protective Regimen Demonstrated, for First Time, to Prevent Tobacco Smoke-Related Lung Tumors -- in Mice (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/april26/index.cfm)
14 Apr 2000: Biomed and Biotech Careers Surveyed by Scientists (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/april14/index.cfm)
13 Apr 2000: Environmental Health Institute to Celebrate Earth Day with Open House April 20 (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/april13/index.cfm)
7 Apr 2000: Links and Ideas for Earth Day, April 22, 2000 (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/april07/index.cfm)
4 Apr 2000: First Awards Made in NIH Effort to Understand How Genes Affect People's Responses to Medicines (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/april04/index.cfm)
21 Mar 2000: EPA, OSHA and CPSC Accept Non-Animal System for Screening Chemicals - Skin Corrosiveness (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/march21/index.cfm)
29 Feb 2000: Environmental Health Institute to Use Gene Chips to Evaluate Chemicals for Potential Harm to Humans (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/february29/index.cfm)
7 Feb 2000: Dr. Raymond R. Suskind, Director Emeritus of the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and NIEHS Center Director (1969-1986) died Monday February 2, 2000 (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/february07/index.cfm)
3 Jan 2000: Environmental Health Institutes' Centers to Breed Mice with Human-like Gene Variants That Modify Their Responses to Environmental Factors and the Repair of Damaged DNA (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2000/january03/index.cfm)


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