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Changes to Day Care Meals Recommended by New IOM Report
Released: 10/26/2010

Roughly 3 million children and 114,000 functionally impaired adults and other adults over age 60 received meals and snacks at day care facilities through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in 2010. Child and Adult Care Food Programs: Aligning Dietary Guidance for All, a new report from the Institute of Medicine, recommends changes to bring CACFP’s meal requirements into line with current nutrition science and dietary guidelines. The report will be released with a one-hour telephone briefing on Thursday, Nov. 4.

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Oil Spill Health Effects to Be Explored at IOM Workshop June 22-23
Released: 6/15/2010

At the request of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the IOM will host a public meeting to discuss the possible human health effects resulting from the Gulf oil spill.

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Embargo Lifted: IOM Report on Reducing Sodium Intakes
Released: 4/20/2010

The embargo has been lifted on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States, a new report by the Institute of MedicineThe embargo has been lifted on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States, a new report by the Institute of Medicine The embargo has been lifted on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States, a new report by the Institute of Medicine that says reducing Americans' excessive sodium consumption requires new federal standards for the amount of salt in foods.

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Call for Nominations for 2010 National Academies Communication Awards
Released: 2/1/2010

The IOM, in conjunction with the National Academy of Science and the National Academy of Engineering, is accepting nominations for the 2010 National Academies Communication Awards. This award recognizes excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the public in 2009.

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Summary of the Summit on Integrative Medicine Offers Data, Expertise
Released: 11/4/2009

Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public: A Summary of the 2009 Summit, which was released today, offers a wealth of data and information that can be useful to media interested in following developments taking place in integrative medicine.

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