Altman, Stuart, 101, 139, 165, 227, 230, 243, 265

AMA. See American Medical Association (AMA)

American Board of Internal Medicine, 181

American Broadcasting Company (ABC), 223

American Cancer Society, 60

American College of Physicians, 29, 165, 166

American Enterprise Institute, 166

American Heart Association, 16, 250

American Medical Association (AMA), 2, 4, 12, 15, 64, 165, 188, 273 -274

American Red Cross, 237

Analgesics

Reye's syndrome relationship, Institute of Medicine reports, 194

See also Drugs and drug industry

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 78-79, 126, 152, 165, 172, 181-182, 183

Armed forces. See Military personnel;

Veterans

Arrow, Kenneth, 81, 137

Ashe, Arthur, 238

Aspirin. See Analgesics

Assembly of Life Sciences (ALS), 147, 148

See also Commission on Life Sciences (CLS)

Assessing Genetic Risks, 259

Association of American Medical Colleges, 2, 37, 74, 87, 166, 250, 269, 274

Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, 201

Axelrod, David, 197

B

Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, 219

Ball, John, 165, 166

Ball, Robert M., 69, 81, 206, 254

Baltimore, David, 215, 217, 218, 219, 220, 222, 223, 225, 226, 227 , 231, 233

Banta, David, 82

Barnard, Christian, 16

Barondess, Jeremiah, 110, 189

Barry, David W., 225

Bateman, Mildred M., 67

Bazell, Robert, 223

Bazelon, David, 137

Bedrosian, John, 152

Beeson, Paul B., 54

Behrman, Richard E., 156

Bell, Daniel, 12

Bennett, Ivan L., Jr., 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 21, 33, 36, 37, 52, 54

Berzon, Richard, 235.

Bevan, William, 169

Birth control. See Family planning

Birthweight

low birthweight, Institute of Medicine study, 156-158, 173, 263

pregnancy (unintended) issues, Institute of Medicine study, 256-267

See also Maternity

Blaxall, Martha, 68

Blood and blood products

AIDS transmission through blood supply, Institute of Medicine study , 237-241

Blood diseases and disorders

hemophiliacs AIDS contraction, Institute of Medicine study, 237-241

Blood Safety Committee, 241

See also Centers for Disease Control (CDC);

Committee on HIV and the Blood Supply;

Food and Drug Administration (FDA);

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Blue Cross Association, 113

Board on Health Care Services, 190

See also Division of Health Care Services

Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 149-150

See also Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Board on Health Sciences Policy, 180-181, 188, 261

See also Division of Health Sciences Policy

Board on International Health, 187

See also Division of International Health

Board on Medicine, 2, 33-38, 42, 50, 52, 53, 56, 60, 61, 62 63, 64 , 66, 76, 78, 103, 114, 134, 145, 152, 172, 173, 186, 190, 203, 205 , 223, 268, 269

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