Friday, December 9, 2005
WASHINGTON—Dec. 9, 2005—Most Americans (58%) hope to live past age 85, although only 43% think they actually will, according to a new national poll released today by Research!America and PARADE magazine. Fewer than half (46%) think older people are...
Friday, November 18, 2005
WASHINGTON—Nov. 18, 2005—November 21 marks the nation's first Public Health Thank You Day. As Thanksgiving approaches, Research!America and the leading U.S. public health organizations ask Americans to give special thanks to their state and local...
Thursday, November 17, 2005
INDIANAPOLIS—Nov. 17, 2005—Indiana residents almost universally support investment in scientific research as a driver for the state's economy but think their state is not yet a leader in this area, according to a newly released state poll...
Monday, October 24, 2005
WASHINGTON—Oct. 24, 2005—University of Chicago Graduate School of Business economics professors Kevin M. Murphy, PhD, and Robert H. Topel, PhD, are the recipients of Research!America's 2005 Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health...
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Public Attitudes and Perceptions About Health-Related Research by Mary Woolley and Stacie Propst, PhD, appeared in the September 21, 2005, issue of JAMA (subscription required)
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
" Federal Funding and Supportive Policies for Research ," op-ed by Hon. John Edward Porter was published in the September 21, 2005, issue of JAMA (subscription required).
Thursday, July 21, 2005
HELENA, Mt.—July 21, 2005—A large majority of Montana residents (87%) support increasing state funding for health departments that are expected to prepare for and respond to threats to our health according to a statewide poll released today by...
Thursday, July 7, 2005
WASHINGTON—July 7, 2005—Six in 10 Americans (58%) say they support using embryonic stem cells in medical research, according to a new national poll by Research!America and PARADE magazine . Three in 10 (29%) are opposed. The poll asked 1,000 adults...
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
WASHINGTON—June 29, 2005—Injury is the number one killer of Americans between the ages of one and 45. Yet fewer than half of Americans (44%) named injury of any type as the leading killer for this age group, in a nationwide poll. Research!America...
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
ALEXANDRIA, VA—February 22, 2005—Angiogenesis research pioneer and advocate Judah Folkman, MD, is the recipient of the 2005 Research!America inaugural Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award for Sustained National Leadership . Folkman will be recognized...

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