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The latest news from HMD, including information about new reports, activities, meetings, and other noteworthy events.


News Release

Few Health Problems Are Caused By Vaccines, IOM Report Finds
Released: 8/25/2011

An analysis of more than 1,000 research articles concluded that few health problems are caused by or clearly associated with vaccines, according to a new IOM report.

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  • Graphic: Strength of Evidence that Determined the Causality Conclusions (PDF, HTML)
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  • Report Brief (PDF, HTML)
  • Table: Summary of Causality Conclusions (PDF)
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Better Ways to Measure Child Health and Health Care Quality Needed -- New IOM Report
Released: 4/25/2011

The United States lacks robust national- and state-level indicators about children’s and adolescents’ health status and care that can provide reliable guidance on questions such as whether children are thriving and whether investments in publicly financed health care programs like Medicaid are leading to improvements in their well-being, says a new report from the IOM.

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