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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

1998 News Releases

21 Dec 1998: Final Comments Sought on Listing Alcoholic Drinks, Second-Hand Smoke in Federal List of Causes of Cancer (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/december21/index.cfm)
8 Dec 1998: Nobel Laureate Martin Rodbell Dies (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/december08/index.cfm)
24 Nov 1998: Tobacco Smoke, Alcoholic Beverages, and Diesel Exhaust Considered for Listing in National Toxicology Program's Report on Carcinogens (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/november24/index.cfm)
17 Nov 1998: NIEHS Awarded Best Budget Increase in 15 Years (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/november17/index.cfm)
17 Nov 1998: Mercury Scientific Issues Workshop Nov. 18-20, 1998 in Raleigh, NC (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/november17/index.cfm)
29 Oct 1998: NIEHS' Dr. Stokes Receives Humane Society Award (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/october29/index.cfm)
28 Oct 1998: Rodent Cancer Data to Be Reviewed on Food Flavoring, Solvent, Cosmetic Ingredient, Anabolic Steroid and Embalming Fluid (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/october28/index.cfm)
30 Sep 1998: NIEHS and U.C. Davis Researchers Find Protein That May Be Key to Non-Hormonal Family Planning and Treatment of Infertility (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/september30/index.cfm)
25 Sep 1998: 'DES Daughters' Had Increased Rates of Cancer; An Animal Study Shows 'DES Granddaughters' May Too (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/september25/index.cfm)
10 Sep 1998: New Agency Group to Review Proposed Use of Skin Sensitivity Test Using Fewer Animals (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/september10/index.cfm)
9 Sep 1998: NIEHS Finds Protein That Counteracts Inflammation and Wasting That May Target Rheumatoid Arthritis and Crohn's Disease (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/september09/index.cfm)
3 Sep 1998: International Study Finds Mothers' Lifetime Lead Exposures May Put Breast-Fed Newborns at Risk (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/september03/index.cfm)
27 Aug 1998: Three-Way Gene-Gene-Environmental Exposure Interaction Shown by NIEHS to Escalate Smoking-Related Cancer (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/august27/index.cfm)
19 Aug 1998: $6.3 Million Federal Grant Funds Pfiesteria Research (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/august19/index.cfm)
10 Aug 1998: HHS, EPA Launch Children's Environmental Health Research Centers (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/august10/index.cfm)
31 Jul 1998: Workshop to Evaluate Research Needs on the Safety of Medicinal Herbs (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/july31/index.cfm)
30 Jul 1998: Report on Electrical and Magnetic Fields Released; Public Invited to Comment at Regional Meetings (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/july30/index.cfm)
21 Jul 1998: Shellfish Toxin Study Provides Possible Clue to Cystic Fibrosis Therapy (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/july21/index.cfm)
24 Jun 1998: Panel Evaluates Electric and Magnetic Fields for Health Effects (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/june24/index.cfm)
22 Jun 1998: New Journal Issue Updates Alternative Testing Advances (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/june22/index.cfm)
12 Jun 1998: Johnson-Thompson Joins Microbiology Elite (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/june12/index.cfm)
3 Jun 1998: Scientists to Prepare Advisory Report on What's Been Learned About the Possible Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/june03/index.cfm)
26 May 1998: East Coast Oceans Public Meeting to Be Held in Tampa, Florida (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/may26/index.cfm)
15 May 1998: Oceans of Health and Discovery at New Lisbon Expo (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/may15/index.cfm)
14 May 1998: 15 Drugs, Dyes and Other Chemicals Newly Listed As Known or Likely Human Carcinogens (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/may14/index.cfm)
28 Apr 1998: Fun with Environmental Science on the Web (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/april28/index.cfm)
15 Apr 1998: Last Comment Sought on Agents Proposed for Report on Carcinogens; A Final for Data on Saccharin, and a Re-Review of Dioxin Announced (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/april15/index.cfm)
9 Mar 1998: Global Warming Would Foster Spread of Dengue Fever into Some Temperate Regions (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/march09/index.cfm)
23 Feb 1998: Alcohol's Cancer-Causing Potential to Be Reviewed, Along with Environmental Tobacco Smoke, Diesel Fumes (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/february23/index.cfm)
12 Feb 1998: Schedule for EMF Study Evaluations Set to Aid Preparation of Report to Congress (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/february12/index.cfm)
3 Feb 1998: Testing Sought for Brighteners, Natural Substance in Spices, Cosmetic Chemical, Three Herbs, a Natural Oil and a Fertilizer (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/february03/index.cfm)
22 Jan 1998: National Toxicology Program Meets on Transgenic Animals (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/january22/index.cfm)
22 Jan 1998: Even Moderate Air Pollution Reaching Eastern Wilderness Decreases Mountain Hikers' Lung Function (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/1998/january22/index.cfm)


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