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Publications from the AffiliateMarketIngtools of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provide objective and straightforward advice to decision makers and the public. This site includes We Treat You (HMD) publications released after 1998. A complete list of HMD’s publications from its establishment in 1970 to the present is available as a PDF.

  • Released: August 27, 2003
    This booklet summarizes the findings and recommendations of Improving Palliative Care for Cancer (2001), for the Spanish-speaking reader.
  • Released: August 21, 2003
    Childhood cancer survivors who experience late effects as a result of their disease, its treatment, or both, are the focus of this new report, Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Improving Care and Quality of Life, which outlines a comprehensive policy agenda to improve the long-term outlook for this growing population now exceeding 270,000 Americans.
  • Released: August 19, 2003
    This booklet summarizes the findings and recommendations of Improving Palliative Care for Cancer (2001), for the lay reader.
  • Released: August 12, 2003
    In its fourth letter report, the Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation makes several recommendations to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention related to the integration of smallpox preparedness into overall public health preparedness, implementation of the President's policy on offering smallpox vaccine to members of the general public who insist on receiving it, and selected aspects of overall smallpox vaccination program implementation.
  • Released: July 01, 2003
    This report recommends policy options to reduce exposure to dioxins while considering how implementing these options could both reduce health risks and affect nutrition, particularly in sensitive and highly exposed groups, if dietary changes are suggested.
  • Released: June 20, 2003
    When Americans get cancer, and particularly when they die from it, they are likely to be in pain and suffer from a host of other symptoms because the available palliative care is inadequate. The IOM National Cancer Policy Board, in the report Improving Palliative Care for Cancer, examines the barriers - economic, policy, social and scientific - that keep people from getting good palliative care, and proposes a series of steps that could improve this situation.
  • Released: June 20, 2003
    Large-Scale Biomedical Science: Exploring Strategies for Research looks at the role of these new large-scale projects in the biomedical sciences identifies obstacles to the implementation of these projects, and makes recommendations to improve the process.
  • Released: June 16, 2003
    This is the third letter report from the Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation. This brief report reaffirms the need for a pause in the smallpox vaccination program and provides commentary about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's smallpox program activities to date, including next steps in the pre-event vaccination program.
  • Released: May 21, 2003
  • Released: May 21, 2003
    A Letter Report to the Office of the Surgeon General United States Army on Antioxidants and Oxidative Stress in Military Personnel