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: April 23, 2001
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health recognized the need for an independent group to carefully examine the hypothesized MMR-autism link and address other vaccine-safety issues as well, in order to give some guidance to themselves, health care providers, researchers, and a concerned public.
Released: April 03, 2001
Emerging Infectious Diseases from the Global to the Local Perspective, the summary report from the workshop, examines the interplay among emerging infections and economics and trade; public health policies; population and demography; strategic planning and resource allocation; and, infrastructure and capacity to prevent, detect, and treat these diseases.
Released: January 31, 2001
The Rosenthal lecture included in this volume captures a panel discussion on complementary and alternative medicine.
Released: January 17, 2001
Every year workers' low-back, hand, and arm problems lead to time away from jobs and reduce the nation's economic productivity. The connection of these problems to workplace activities-from carrying boxes to lifting patients to pounding computer keyboards-is the subject of major disagreements among workers, employers, advocacy groups, and researchers. Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace examines the scientific basis for connecting musculoskeletal disorders with the workplace, considering people, job tasks, and work environments.
Released: January 16, 2001
In response to a 1999 Congressional request, the Institute of Medicine convened the Committee on Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis to study the risk of TB among health care workers and the possible effects of federal guidelines and regulations designed to reduce that risk.
Released: January 08, 2001
Multiple Sclerosis: Current Status and Strategies for the Future is a strategic review of MS research on behalf of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Released: November 06,
The committee submits this interim letter report with a sense of extreme urgency in an effort to reinforce the view that there is a critical need for the DoD to expeditiously reestablish a process for the licensure, manufacture, purchase, and distribution of the adenovirus vaccine to military personnel undergoing recruit training activities.
Released: October 11,
In 1999, in response to a request from the Department of Veterans Affairs, IOM called together a committee to conduct an interim review of the scientific evidence regarding one of the conditions addressed in the Veterans and Agent Orange series of reports: Type 2 diabetes.
Released: June 16,
At the request of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an arm of the AffiliateMarketIngtools of Sciences, established a committee to examine the roles and responsibilities of state and federal gov-ernments in supporting immunization services and to identify basic strategies that could strengthen the national immunization system in the current health care climate.