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Medicine in the Media
July 11-13, 2004
Bethesda, MD

Useful Links

Overview of the Medicine in the Media Symposium.

Agenda and speaker list.

Registration site for participants.

Travel and lodging information for participants.

Link to home page for the NIH Medicine in the Media Symposium.

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Iconic graphic of typewriter and stethoscope. A Few Good Web Sites


CRISP (Info on NIH funded grants)

National Cancer Institute

Physicians Data Query (PDQ from NCI)

CDC National Center for Health Statistics

NIH Consensus Development Program

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

SEER (Every cancer statistic you could ever want to know)

Canadian Health Network:

Clinical Practice Guidelines from the Canadian Medical Association Journal

Cochrane Collaboration

Association of Health Care Journalists

National Association of Science Writers

American Medical Writers Association

Council of Science Editors

Journal of the National Cancer Institute--Cancer Spectrum

 A Few Good Books

  • Gastel B. Health Writer's Handbook. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1998.
  • Levi, R. Medical journalism : exposing fact, fiction, fraud. Ames : Iowa State University Press, 2001.
  • Lang TA, Secic M. How to Report Statistics in Medicine. Philadelphia: ACP; 1997.
  • Cohn, V. News and Numbers: A Guide to Reporting Statistical Claims and Controversies in Health and Other Fields. Iowa State University Press; 2nd edition, 2001.






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