Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 02, 1999
Another Case For Handwashing
After a 1992 outbreak of viral meningitis in Santa Clara County, CA, investigators found that changing diapers was a risk factor for infection among parents and other adult household members of infected children who wore diapers.

May/June 1999 Table Of Contents
Table of Contents of articles published in the May/June 1999 issue of Public Health Reports.

Asthma In American Indian And Alaska Native Children
Authors of a study published in the May/June 1999 issue of Public Health Reports call for further attention to asthma among Indian children after using the latest available data, a 1987 national survey, to estimate the prevalence of asthma in American Indian and Alaska Native children 1-17 years old.
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