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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Federal Flood Insurance: The Repetitive Loss Problem

Categories: Govt Processes/Organization,Weather/Disasters

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32972.pdf

Prescription Drugs: Price Trends for Frequently Used Brand and Generic Drugs: 2000-2004

Categories: Business/Economics,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Prices/Inflation

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d05779.pdf

Compares trends of wholesale and retail prices for most frequently used prescription drugs by Medicare recipients for most recent 5 year period. From the Government Accountability Office.

Sexual Behavior and Selected Health Measures: Men and Women 15-44 Years of Age, United States, 2002

Categories: Headlines,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad362.pdf

Described as the most comprehensive national survey of sexual behavior ever released by the federal government. Presents national estimates of measures of sexual behavior, orientation and attraction, relevant to demographic and public health concerns. Received news attention for its report that 50% of teens aged 15-19 have engaged in oral sex. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

Report on the Status of 9/11 Commission Recommendations: Part One: Homeland Security

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security

http://www.9-11pdp.org/press/2005-09-14_report.pdf

Full title of Part One is Homeland Security, Emergency Preparedness and Response. The first follow-up report from the 9/11 Commission, now known as the 9/11 Public Discourse Project. Gives mostly failing grades to federal and local officials responsible for enacting homeland security reforms

NIEHS Response to Hurricane Katrina

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Health/Medical

http://www-apps.niehs.nih.gov/katrina/

Offers information about immediate or long-term health effects from exposure to environmental contaminants from Hurricane Katrina. From the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade

Categories: Education,Energy

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2005074

Latest annual collection of free or low cost energy-related educational materials available to students and teachers from the Energy Information Administration

Projections of Education Statistics to 2014

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2005074

Includes data on enrollment, students, teachers, and expenditures at elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels. From the National Center for Education Statistics

Macroeconomic and Budgetary Effects of Hurricane Katrina

Categories: Business/Economics,Weather/Disasters

http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/66xx/doc6627/09-06-ImpactKatrina.pdf

A preliminary attempt to calculate the possible effects of the hurricane on the U.S. economy. From the Congressional Budget Office

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