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IOM Elects 65 New Members, Five Foreign Associates
Released: 10/17/2011

The IOM announced the names of 65 new members and five foreign associates on October 17 in conjunction with its 41st annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

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Evidence Points to Potential Roles for Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy In Treating Traumatic Brain Injury but Further Research Needed
Released: 10/11/2011

There is some evidence about the potential value of cognitive rehabilitation therapy (CRT) for treating traumatic brain injury (TBI), but overall it is not sufficient to develop definitive guidelines on how to apply these therapies and to determine which type of CRT will work best for a particular patient, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

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What You're Reading - September 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of September, 2011.

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Blue Water Navy Veterans’ Risk of Agent Orange-Related Health Problems Unclear
Released: 5/20/2011

Lack of essential data makes it impossible to say whether “Blue Water Navy” veterans -- who served aboard deep-sea vessels during the Vietnam War -- face higher, lower, or the same risk as other Vietnam veterans for long-term health problems associated with exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

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