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PUBLIC LAW 105-340—OCT. 31, 1998 112 STAT. 3191 Public Law 105- 105th Congress -340 An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend certain programs with respect to women's health research and prevention activities at the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Be it enacted by the Semite and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the **Women's Health Research and Prevention Amendments of 1998". TITLE I—PROVISIONS RELATING TO WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH AT NA- TIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH Oct. 31, 1998 IS. 1722] Women's Health Research and Prevention Amendments of 1998 42 USC 201 note. SEC. 101. RESEARCH ON imVG DES; NATIONAL PROGRAM OF EDU- CATKW. (a) RESEARCH.— Section 403A(e) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 283a(e)) is amended by striking "1996" and inserting " 2003". (b) NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR EDUCATION OF HEALTH PROFES- SIONALS AND PUBLIC—Title XVII of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300u et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: " EDUCATION REGARDING DES "SEC. 1710. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary, acting through 42 USC 300u-9. the heads of the appropriate agencies of the Public Health Service, shall carry out a national program for the education of health professionals and the public with respect to the drug diethylstilbestrol (commonly known as DES). To the extent appropriate, such national program shall use methodologies developed through the education demonstration program carried out under section 403A. In developing and carrying out the national program, the Secretary shall consult closely with representatives of nonprofit private entities that represent individuals who have been exposed to DES and tiiat have expertise in community-based information campaigns for the public and for health care providers. The implementation of the national program shall begin during fisced year 1999. "(b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For the purpose of carrying out this section, there are authorized to be appropriated