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World Asthma Day 2000 Press Conference Live Webcast!

The NHLBI's National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) invites you to view the official U.S. World Asthma Day Press Conference, Webcast live from the Tyler Elementary School in Washington, D.C. at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 3, 2000

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NHLBI Study Shows Association Between Sleep Apnea and Hypertension

People with sleep apnea are at special risk for hypertension, according to a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health. Data from the NHLBI's "Sleep Heart Health Study" (SHHS), which are reported in the April 12, 2000 issue of the

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CDC Report Shows Sharp Drop in AIDS in Infants

The number of reported cases of perinatally acquired (mother-to-infant) AIDS declined by 27 percent between 1992 and 1995, according to information released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).