Current Social Science Research Report--Health #3, February 20, 2007.

CSSRR-Health is a weekly email report produced by the Data and Information Services Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It seeks to help social science researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field. This report will contain selected listings of new: reports, articles, bibliographies, working papers, tables of contents, conferences, data, and websites. For more information, including an archive of back issues and subscription information see:

http://www.disc.wisc.edu/reports/cssrindex.html

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CSSRR-Health is compiled and edited by Jack Solock and Charlie Fiss.

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Index to this issue:

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND NGO STATISTICAL PUBLICATIONS

US

US STATES

NGO AND OTHER COUNTRIES

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

WORKING PAPERS

TABLES OF CONTENTS

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

LEGISLATION INFORMATION UPDATES

DATA

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US

1. National Institutes of Health News Release: "Scientists Unveil Piece of HIV Protein that May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development" (Feb. 14, 2007).

http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/feb2007/niaid-14.htm

2. Centers for Disease Control Periodical Articles, Periodical:

A. "Prevalence of Heart Disease --- United States, 2005" (_Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report_, (Vol. 56, No. 6, Feb. 16, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 113-118).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5606a2.htm

B. "Update: Influenza Activity --- United States, October 1, 2006--February 3, 2007" (_Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report_, Vol. 56, No. 6, Feb. 16, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 118-121).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5606a3.htm

.pdf for both articles:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5606.pdf

3. National Center for Health Statistics Updated Trend Tables from _Health, United States, 2006_ (February 2007, .pdf format and Microsoft Excel format). Links to the Excel tables are inside the .pdf tables.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hus/updatedtables.htm

4. National Institute on Drug Abuse Booklet: "Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction" (2007, HTML and .pdf format, 30p.).

http://www.drugabuse.gov/scienceofaddiction/

Related NIDA News Release: "NIDA Unveils its First Consumer Publication to Explain the Science of Addiction" (Feb. 13, 2007).

http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/feb2007/nida-13.htm

5. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Report: "Co-Occurring Major Depressive Episode and Alcohol Use Disorder among Adults" (National Survey on Drug Use and Health, February 2007, HTML and .pdf format, 4p.).

http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k7/alcDual/alcDual.cfm

6. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Brief: "Attitudes toward Health Insurance and Their Persistence over Time, Adults 2003-2004," by Steven B. Cohen (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, SB 161, February 2007, .pdf format, 8p.).

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/Pub_ProdResults_Details.jsp?pt=Statistical%20Brief&opt=2&id=801

7. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (H-CUP) Statistical Brief: "Hospital Stays for Circulatory Diseases, 2004," by C. Allison Russo, Karen Ho, and Anne Elixhauser (Statistical Brief #26, February 2007).

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb26.jsp

8. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Report: "Climate of 2007 - January in Historical Perspective" (February 2007).

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/2007/jan/jan07.html

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US States:

Washington:

State Office of Financial Management Research Briefs:

A. " Washington Inpatient Atlas Project (WIAP)" (Research Brief 44, February 2007, .pdf format).

http://www.ofm.wa.gov/healthcare/WIAP/default.asp

Links to the multiple parts of this brief are at the bottom of the page.

B. "Health Insurance by Work Characteristics: 2006" by Erica Gardner (Research Brief 43, February 2007, .pdf format, 16p.)

http://www.ofm.wa.gov/researchbriefs/brief043.pdf

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NGO and Other Countries

United Nations:

1. World Health Organization News Release: "WHO reports some promising results on avian influenza vaccines" (Feb. 16, 2007).

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2007/np07/en/index.html

2. World Health Organization Regional Office For Europe Periodical: _The Bridge_ (Winter 2006, .pdf format, 16p.).

http://www.euro.who.int/mediacentre/Bridge/20060727_1

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European Union: "EudraPharm." EudraPharm is intended to be a source of information on all medicinal products for human or veterinary use that have been authorised in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).

http://eudrapharm.eu/eudrapharm/changeStaticLanguageAction.do?languagecode=en&countrycode=GB

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Australia:

1. Department of Health and Ageing News Release: "Private health insurance membership increases" (ABB012/07, Feb. 14, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, 1p.).

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/mr-yr07-ta-abb012.htm

2. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report: "Report on the evaluation of the National Minimum Data Set for Public Hospital Establishments" (Health Services Series No. 29, February 2007, .pdf format, 186p.).

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10414

3. Australian Bureau of Statistics Reports:

A. "Health of Children in Australia: A Snapshot, 2004-05" (February 2007).

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4829.0.55.001?OpenDocument

B. "National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Summary Booklet, 2004-05" (February 2007).

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4715.0.55.006?OpenDocument

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Luxembourg:

Ministry of Health Report: "Financing sustainable healthcare in Europe: new approaches for new outcomes," (February 2007, .pdf format, 190p.).

http://www.sustainhealthcare.org/

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New Zealand:

Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report: "Estimation of the Burden of Water-borne Disease in New Zealand - Preliminary Report," by Andrew Ball (November 2006, Microsoft Word and .pdf format, 26p.).

http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/indexmh/water-borne-disease-burden-prelim-report-feb07

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Release: SN produced three news releases last week: "Emissions to air. NOx, NH3 and NMVOC - national figures"; "Emissions to air. POPs and heavy metals - national figures"; and "Greenhouse gas emissions. National figures" (all Feb. 12, 2007). All three link to topical tables.

http://www.ssb.no/english/subjects/01/04/10/

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UK:

Department of Health Reports:

A. "Global health partnerships: the UK contribution to health in developing countries," by Nigel Crisp (February 2007, .pdf format, 180p.).

http://www.dh.gov.uk/PublicationsAndStatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidanceArticle/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4143084&chk=uhVU3O

B. "Third Sector Market Mapping" (February 2007, .pdf format, 132p.).

http://www.dh.gov.uk/PublicationsAndStatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidanceArticle/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4143047&chk=jREZEn

Link to full text is at the bottom of the page.

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Report: "HIV Notes from MEASURE DHS" (February 2007, .pdf format, 2p.).

http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pub_details.cfm?id=631&srchTp=home

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Allen Guttmacher Institute Reports:

A. "Embarazo no planeado y aborto inseguro en Guatemala: Causas y Consecuencias," by Elena Prada, Lisa Remez, Edgar Kestler, Sandra Saenz de Tejada, Susheela Singh, and Akinrinola Bankole (February 2007, .pdf format, 40p.). This publication is in Spanish.

http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/GuatemalaUPIAsp.pdf

B. "Abortion Morbidity in Uganda: Evidence from Two Communities," by Gabriel Jagwe-Wadda, Ann M. Moore, and Vanessa Woog (Occasional Report No. 26, December 2006, .pdf format, 58p.).

http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/or26.pdf

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Kaiser Family Foundation Snapshot: "Effect of Tying Eligibility for Health Insurance Subsidies to the Federal Poverty Level," (February 2007, HTML format).

http://www.kff.org/insurance/snapshot/chcm021507oth.cfm

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Urban Institute Report: "The President's Proposed Standard Deduction for Health Insurance: An Evaluation," by Leonard E. Burman, Jason Furman, Greg Leiserson, and Roberton Williams (Tax Policy Center, February 2007, .pdf format, 25p.).

http://www.urban.org/publications/411423.html

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Rand Corporation Issue Brief: "Consumer-Directed Health Care," by Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin, Amelia Haviland, Cheryl L. Damberg, Kanika Kapur, Nicole Lurie, M. Susan Marquis, Roland McDevitt (RB-9234, 2007, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9234/

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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Report: "The Administration Again Proposes to Shift Federal Medicaid Costs to States," by Leighton Ku, Andy Schneider, and Judy Solomon (February 2007, HTML and .pdf format, 10p.).

http://www.cbpp.org/2-14-07health.htm

More information on CBPP:

http://www.cbpp.org/info.html

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract: "Menstrual cycle phase modulates reward-related neural function in women," by Jean-Claude Dreher, Peter J. Schmidt, Philip Kohn, Daniella Furman, David Rubinow, and Karen Faith Berman (Vol. 104, No. 7, Feb. 13, 2007, p. 2465-2470).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/104/7/2465?etoc

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Journal of the American Medical Association Book Review Extracts:

A. Viruses vs Superbugs: A Solution to the Antibiotic Crisis? by Thomas Hausler, reviewed by Mikael Skurnik (Book Review extract, Vol. 297, No. 6, Feb. 14, 2007, p. 644-645).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/extract/297/6/644

B. Health Systems in Transition: Canada, edited by Sara Allin and Elias Mossialos, reviewed by Peter S. Hussey (Book Review extract, Vol. 297, No. 6, Feb. 14, 2007, p. 647-648).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/extract/297/6/647

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New England Journal of Medicine, Various:

A. "Improving Global Health--Margaret Chan at the WHO (Perspectives extract, World Health Organization)," by Miriam Shuchman (Vol. 356, No. 7, p. 653-656).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/356/7/653

B. "XDR Tuberculosis--Implications for Global Public Health," by Mario C. Raviglione and Ian M. Smith (Perspectives extract, Vol. 356, No. 7, p. 656-659).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/356/7/656

C. "Medicaid Revisited--Skirmishes over a Vast Public Enterprise," by John K. Iglehart (Health Policy Report extract, Vol. 356, No. 7, p. 734-740).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/356/7/734

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British Medical Journal, Various:

A. "Portugal is ready to decriminalise abortion," by Tiago Villanueva (News extract, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, p. 332).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7589/332

B. "Texas governor is criticised for decision to vaccinate all girls against HPV (human papillomavirus)," by Janice Hopkins Tanne (News extract, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, p. 332-333).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7589/332-b

C. "Breast cancer mortality in Europe is still rising, despite better screening," by Rory Watson (News extract, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, p. 334-335).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7589/334-b

D. "Gaps between UK social groups in infant mortality are widening," by Sally Hargreaves (News extract, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, p. 335).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7589/335-d

E. "Are we spending too much on HIV?" by Roger England (Head to Head, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 344). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/334/7589/344

F. "Are we spending too much on HIV?" by Paul de Lay, Robert Greener, and Jose Antonio Izazola (Head to Head, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 345). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7589/345

G. "Improved effectiveness of partner notification for patients with sexually transmitted infections: systematic review," by Sven Trelle, Aijing Shang, Linda Nartey, Jackie A Cassell, and Nicola Low (Article abstract, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, p. 354-357).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/334/7589/354

H. "Uninsured in America: problems and possible solutions," by Karen Davis (Analysis, extract, Vol. 334, No. 7589, February 17, 2007, p. 346-348).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7589/346

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Lancet Article Abstracts: Note: Lancet requires free registration prior to providing access to content.

A. "Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study," by Joseph R. Hibbeln, John M. Davis, Colin Steer, Pauline Emmett, Imogen Rogers, Cathy Williams, and Jean Golding (Vol. 369, No. 9561, February 17, 2007, p. 578-585).

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607602773/abstract

B. "Effect of exposure to traffic on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age: a cohort study," by Dr. W. James Gauderman, Hita Vora, Prof. Rob McConnell, Kiros Berhane, Prof. Frank Gilliland, Prof. Duncan Thomas, Fred Lurmann, Edward Avol, Nino Kunzli, Michael Jerrett, and Prof. John Peters (Vol. 369, No. 9561, February 17, 2007, p. 571-577).

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607600373/abstract

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Time Article: "The Grassroots Abortion War," by Nancy Gibbs (Vol. 169, No. 9, Feb. 26, 2007).

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1590444,00.html

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US News and World Report Article: "A Fair Health Fix," by Michael Barone (Feb. 19, 2007).

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/news/articles/070211/19barone.htm

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Economist Articles:

A. "An American epidemic: Fighting diabetes is as much a social problem as a scientific one" (Feb. 17, 2007).

http://www.economist.com/world/na/displaystory.cfm?story_id=8715403

B. "Immunisation and the market: New vaccines for old killers" (Feb. 17, 2007).

http://www.economist.com/world/international/displaystory.cfm?story_id=8715414

C. "Drinking in Japan: Sozzled salarymen" (Feb. 17, 2007).

http://www.economist.com/business/displaystory.cfm?story_id=8716907

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Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs Compendium: Info for Health Pop. Reporter (vol. 7, No. 5, Feb. 19, 2007). "The Johns Hopkins University Population Information Program delivers the reproductive health and family planning news you need. Each week our research staff prepares an electronic magazine loaded with links to key news stories, reports, and related developments around the globe."

http://www.infoforhealth.org/popreporter/

Note: January 2004 - present Pop. Reporter is available via CD-ROM. Contact Peggy D'Adamo at mdadamo@jhuccp.org with your request and complete mailing address.

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WORKING PAPERS:

Carolina Population Center MEASURE Evaluation: "The Link between HIV/AIDS and Recent Fertility Patterns in Kenya," by Monica Magadi and Alfred Agwanda (WP-07-92, February 2007, .pdf format, 50p.).

Abstract:

he relationship between fertility and the HIV/AIDS epidemic is not well understood. HIV/AIDS may influence fertility through one or more behavioral and/or biological proximate fertility determinants. In this study, we explore: (i) the regional variations in the link between HIV/AIDS and fertility; (ii) possible mechanisms through which HIV/AIDS may influence fertility; and (iii) the effect of individual and contextual community-level HIV/AIDS factors on fertility. The study is based on secondary analysis of the 2003 Kenya DHS data, which provides a unique opportunity to explore the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the affected populations, being the fourth survey in the international DHS program to include HIV testing, and the first to anonymously link the HIV results with key behavioral, social, and demographic factors at individual and household level.

http://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure/publications/pdf/wp-07-92.pdf

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National Bureau of Economic Research:

A. "Medicaid Expansions and Fertility in the United States," by Thomas DeLeire, Leonard M. Lopoo, Kosali I. Simon (w12907, February 2007, .pdf format, 42p.).

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Beginning in the mid 1980s and extending through the early to mid 1990s, a substantial number of women and children gained eligibility for Medicaid through a series of income-based expansions. Using natality data from the National Center for Health Statistics, we estimate fertility responses to these eligibility expansions. We measure changes in state Medicaid eligibility policy by simulating the fraction of a standard population that would qualify for benefits. From 1985 to 1996, the fraction of women aged 15 to 44 who were eligible for Medicaid coverage for a pregnancy increased on average by 24 percentage points. However, contrary to findings in the extant literature, our results do not indicate that this expansion in coverage had a statistically discernible effect on fertility.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/w12907

B. "Anti-depressants and Suicide," by Jens Ludwig, Dave E. Marcotte, and Karen Norberg (w12906, February 2007, .pdf format, 53p.).

Abstract:

Does drug treatment for depression with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) increase or decrease the risk of completed suicide? The question is important in part because of recent government warnings that question the safety of SSRIs, one of the most widely prescribed medications in the world. While there are plausible clinical and behavioral arguments that SSRIs could have either positive or negative effects on suicide, randomized clinical trials have not been very informative because of small samples and other problems. In this paper we use data from 26 countries for up to 25 years to estimate the effect of SSRI sales on suicide mortality using just the variation in SSRI sales that can be explained by cross-country variation in the growth of drug sales more generally. We find that an increase in SSRI sales of 1 pill per capita (about a 12 percent increase over 2000 sales levels) is associated with a decline in suicide mortality of around 5 percent. These estimates imply a cost per statistical life far below most other government interventions to improve health outcomes.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/w12906

C. "Diabetes and the Rise of the SES Health Gradient," by James Smith (w12905, February 2007, .pdf format, 33p.).

Abstract:

This paper investigates the salient diabetes prevalence patterns across key SES indicators, and how they changed over time. The investigation spans both the conventional concept of diagnosed diabetes and a more comprehensive measure including those whose diabetes is undiagnosed. By doing so, I separate the distinct impact of covariates on disease onset, better self-management, and the probability of disease diagnosis. Emphasis is given to SES correlates of undiagnosed diabetes and how these changed as those with undiagnosed diabetes plummeted over the last 25 years. I estimate the differential ability by education to successful self-manage diabetes, especially when disease self-management became more complicated.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/w12905

D. "Criminal Prosecution and HIV-related Risky Behavior," by Adeline Delavande, Dana Goldman, and Neeraj Sood (w12903, February 2007, .pdf format, 34p.).

Abstract:

We evaluate the consequences of prosecuting HIV+ people who expose others to the risk of infection. We show that the effect of aggressive prosecutions on the spread of HIV is a priori ambiguous. Aggressive prosecutions tax risky behavior and thus deter unsafe sex and limit the number of sexual partners. However, such penalties might also create unique incentives for having sex with more promiscuous partners such as prostitutes and consequently increase the spread of HIV. We test these predictions using unique nationally representative data on the sexual activity and prosecutions of HIV+ persons. We find that more aggressive prosecutions are associated with a reduction in the number of sexual partners and increased likelihood of safe sex. However, they are also associated with increased likelihood of having sex with prostitutes and not disclosing HIV+ status. Overall, our estimates imply that doubling the prosecution rate could decrease the number of new HIV infections by 12% over a ten-year period.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/w12903

E. "Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France," by Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Timothy M. Watts (w12985, February 2007, .pdf format, 29p.).

Abstract:

This paper provides estimates of the long-term effects on height and health of a large income shock experienced in early childhood. Phylloxera, an insect that attacks the roots of grape vines, destroyed 40% of French vineyards between 1863 and 1890, causing major income losses among wine growing families. Because the insects spread slowly from the southern coast of France to the rest of the country, Phylloxera affected different regions in different years. We exploit the regional variation in the timing of this shock to identify its effects. We examine the effects on the adult height, health, and life expectancy of children born in the years and regions affected by the Phylloxera. The shock decreased long run height, but it did not affect other dimensions of health, including life expectancy. We find that, at age 20, those born in affected regions were about 1.8 millimeters shorter than others. This estimate implies that children of wine-growing families born when the vines were affected in their regions were 0.6 to 0.9 centimeters shorter than others by age 20. This is a significant effect since average heights grew by only 2 centimeters in the entire 19th century. However, we find no other effect on health, including infant mortality, life expectancy, and morbidity by age 20.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/w12895

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JOURNAL TABLES OF CONTENTS (check your library for availability):

AIDS (Vol. 21, No. 4, Feb. 19, 2007).

http://www.aidsonline.com/pt/re/aids/toc.00002030-200702190-00000.htm

American Journal of Epidemiology (Vol. 165, No. 5, Mar. 1, 2007).

http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol165/issue5/index.dtl?etoc

Journal of Health Economics (Vol. 26, No. 1, January 2007).

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01676296

Medical Care (Vol. 45, No. 3, March 2007).

http://www.lww-medicalcare.com/pt/re/medcare/toc.00005650-200703000-00000.htm

Public Health Reports (Vol. 122, No. 2, March/April 2007). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

http://www.publichealthreports.org/issuecontents.cfm?Volume=122&Issue=2

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

US National Institutes of Health:

A. "Indo-US Program on Maternal and Child Health and Human Development Research (MCHDR) (R03)" (PAR-07-216, Feb. 13, 2007, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, reissue of PAR-06-197). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-216.html

B. "Indo-US Program on Contraceptive and Reproductive Health Research (CRHR) (R03)" (PAR-07-217, Feb. 13, 2007, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, reissue of PAR-06-197). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-217.html

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Global Drug Facility: "Announcement of 15th Round of Applications to the Global Drug Facility" (February 2007, Microsoft Word format). "The fifteenth round of applications to the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is now open and the GDF Secretariat is accepting applications from governments for grants of free first-line paediatric anti-tuberculosis drugs. The closing date for receipt of applications is 06 March 2007." For more information see:

http://www.stoptb.org/gdf/

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LEGISLATION INFORMATION UPDATES:

US HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH HEARING TESTIMONY: "Covering the Uninsured Through the Eyes of a Child," a hearing held Feb. 14, 2007 (.pdf format). At the time this CSSRR was posted, the print hearing testimony was not available. However, a complete audio transcript (Windows Media Player format, running time 2 hours, 51 minutes, 30 seconds). When the print testimony will be available is unknown at this time.

http://energycommerce.house.gov/cmte_mtgs/110-he_hrg.021407.schip.shtml

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DATA:

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) has announced: "The archival and online data analysis system (DAS) versions of the 2000-2004 Treatment Episode Data Sets (TEDS) and their corresponding Quick Tables have been updated with the most recent versions of the data. The TEDS concatenated file (1992-2004) will be updated when the 2005 file is released. TEDS 2005 is expected to be released in February, 2007." For more information see:

http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/SAMHDA-SERIES/00056.xml

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UK Data Archive (Essex University, Colchester, UK): The UK Data Archive has recently added the following datasets to its holdings. Note: There maybe charges or licensing requirements on holdings of the UK Data Archive. For more information see:

http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/

SN 5559 -Millennium Cohort Study: Survey of Mothers who Received Assisted Fertility Treatment, 2003

http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=5559

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