Summary Report to the New York City Department of Health:

NIOSH Air Sample Results

for the World Trade Center Disaster Response

February 2002

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health






April 18, 2002

The Honorable Elaine Chao

Secretary of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor

200 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20210

Dear Secretary Chao:

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), the world's largest association of occupational and environmental health professionals, wishes to take this opportunity to comment on the recent Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announcement of plans to address the issue of ergonomics.

Click here for the full text of the House Floor Debate


(House of Representatives - May 08, 2002)

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(Mr. GREEN of Texas asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Mr. GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, here we go again. Like Yogi Berra said, ``It is deja vu all over again.''

May 8, 2002

Dear Member of Congress,

On behalf of low-income older people and people with disabilities represented by the undersigned organizations, we urge you to enact a real Medicare prescription drug benefit that is affordable and available to all Medicare beneficiaries. A true prescription drug benefit must:


May 9, 2002

Patient Access Problems Remain Unaddressed Under Medicare Inpatient Proposal, AdvaMed Says

CMS Praised for Recognizing the Costs of Blood Products

WASHINGTON, D.C. AdvaMed today expressed disappointment over the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) initial decisions regarding additional Medicare payment for new technologies in the hospital inpatient setting. The proposed rule would not provide the additional payments for any new technologies.



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