About Publications

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: 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
  • Released: May 16, 2003
    In January 2002, health officials, public health experts, health care providers, health plan representatives, health care purchasers, and community leaders met at the University of California at Los Angeles to discuss state-specific challenges for immunization finance and future strategies for strengthening immunization activities and the public health infrastructure that supports those activities. This report summarizes the discussions of the workshop, which examined immunization issues in California, with a special focus on Los Angeles and San Diego counties.
  • Released: April 18, 2003
    The serum thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) assay is a common blood test that is already covered by the Medicare program for the diagnosis and treatment of illness. This report is an inquiry into the additional costs and benefits of also offering this test as a preventive service.
  • Released: April 10, 2003
    This report examines our understanding of the relationships among microbes, disease vectors, and human hosts, and explores possible new strategies for meeting the challenge of resistance. The report is a summary of a two-day workshop held by the Forum on Emerging Infections in February 2002.
  • Released: April 07, 2003
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  • Released: April 07, 2003
    This report recommends ways to fill the information gaps by better use of existing nationally-representative data, and through some new measures, in particular, a new, ongoing National Mortality Followback Survey.
  • Released: April 07, 2003
    This book, one of a series, examines the impact of various types of stressors and the role of specific dietary nutrients in maintaining immune function of military personnel in the field. It reviews the impact of compromised nutrition status on immune function; the interaction of health, exercise, and stress (both physical and psychological) in immune function; and the role of nutritional supplements and newer biotechnology methods reported to enhance immune function.
  • Released: April 07, 2003
    It is a commonly held belief that athletes, particularly body builders, have greater requirements for dietary protein than sedentary individuals. However, the evidence in support of this contention is controversial. This book is the latest in a series of publications designed to inform both civilian and military scientists and personnel about issues related to nutrition and military service.
  • Released: April 07, 2003
    Concerned about the growing controversy, Congress mandated the Institute of Medicine of the AffiliateMarketIngtools to study the scientific basis for existing criteria and the extent to which they are appropriate to protect consumers. The resulting report, Scientific Criteria to Ensure Safe Food, provides a blueprint for how the agencies responsible for regulating food safety should develop appropriate, science-based criteria.