The NIH Record

April 20, 1999
Vol. LI, No. 8

Introducing 'CareerHere,'
a Job Hunter's Dream

Dinarello Gives
1999 Dyer Lecture

Fellows Award
Competition Opens for 2000

STEP Plans
Holistic Medicine Panel

'Take Your Child to
Work Day,' Apr. 22

News Briefs





Study Subjects Sought

Final Photo

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives

'Concerns Are Very Real'
Expert Panel Discusses Bioterrorism Threat, Preparedness in U.S.

By Rich McManus

The thought of adapting biological agents to do harm instead of good seems anathema at NIH. But the campus played host Mar. 23 to a sober discussion of how the United States must prepare nonetheless for the possibility, once regarded as taboo, that some group may use viruses, bacteria or toxins to sicken or kill unsuspecting thousands of citizens. Because this threat has become more plausible in recent years, NIH's role in both disease prevention and therapy has broadened.
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Respect Yourself, Others Will Join You NAACP Chief Mfume Offers
Thoughts on Workplace Respect

By Carla Garnett

Photos by Ernie Branson

NAACP President Kweisi Mfume

A new campaign for workplace harmony is just getting under way with a simple theme: "Respect — Give it to Get it." During the campaign's kickoff event on Mar. 30, keynote speaker Kweisi Mfume, president of the NAACP, told employees it's important to lay the groundwork for the theme: Develop self-respect first; respect from others will follow.
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