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NEW REPORT

Economic and Fiscal Impacts
of Immigration

Sept. 21 - A new Academies report provides a comprehensive assessment of U.S. immigration trends over the past 20 years, immigration's impact on the labor market and wages of native-born workers, and its fiscal impact at the national, state, and local levels.

  • NEW REPORT

    Economic and Fiscal Impacts
    of Immigration

    Sept. 21 - A new Academies report provides a comprehensive assessment of U.S. immigration trends over the past 20 years, immigration's impact on the labor market and wages of native-born workers, and its fiscal impact at the national, state, and local levels.

  • NEW REPORT

    Making Eye Health a
    Public Health Priority

    Sept. 15 - A new Academies report calls for a transformation in population health efforts to eliminate correctable and avoidable vision impairments by 2030.

  • NEW REPORT

    Supporting Family Caregivers
    of Older Adults

    Sept. 13 - Family caregivers for adults age 65 or older need more recognition, information, and support to fulfill their responsibilities and maintain their own health, financial security, and well-being, says a new Academies report.

  • NEW REPORT

    Production and Use
    of Molybdenum-99

    Sept. 12 – A new Academies report warns of potential supply shortage in the U.S. of medical isotopes molybdenum-99 and technetium-99m.

Workshop: Obesity Prevention and Treatment

Have we begun to tip the scales toward achieving a healthy weight for all Americans? Join us on Sept. 27, starting at 8:30 a.m. EDT with a conversation with former Surgeon General David Satcher, former CDC Director Jeff Koplan, current Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Thought leaders from health policy, philanthropy, business, health care, early education, nutrition and physical activity, and other key sectors will present their visions for how we can all take action to improve opportunities for all Americans to move more and eat better, and offer practical steps to get there.

White House Plan on Climate Change & National Security

(c)ImageZoo/ThinkstockIn response to a new White House initiative on climate change and national security signed by President Obama on Sept. 21, NAS President Marcia McNutt stated, "The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine look forward to taking the lead in engaging the academic community in efforts to guide this initiative, and are well-positioned to tap the broad, multidisciplinary expertise of researchers across the nation." Read More

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