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PUBLIC LAW 105-340—OCT. 31, 1998 112 STAT. 3193 men and women, and among racial and ethnic groups, with respect to such diseases. "(4) The development of safe, efficient, and cost-effective diagnostic approaches to evaluating women with suspected ischemic heart disease. "(5) Clinical research for the development and evaluation of new treatments for women, including rehabilitation. "(6) Studies to gain a better understanding of methods of preventing cardiovascular diseases in women, including applications of effective methods for the control of blood pressure, lipids, and obesity. "(7) Information and education programs for patients and health care providers on risk factors associated with heeirt attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women, and on the importance of the prevention or control of such risk factors and timely referral with appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Such programs shall include information and education on health-related behaviors that can improve such important risk factors as smoking, obesity, high blood cholesterol, and lack of exercise. "(d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —For the purpose of carrying out this section, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1999 through 2003. The authorization of appropriations established in the preceding sentence is in addition to any other authorization of appropriation that is available for such purpose.". SEC. 105. AGING PROCESSES REGARDING WOMEN. Section 445H of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 285e- 10) is amended— (1) by striking "The Director" and inserting "(a) The Director"; and (2) by adding at the end the following subsection: "(b) For the purpose of carrying out this section, there are Appropriation authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary authorization. for each of the fiscal years 1999 through 2003. The authorization of appropriations established in the preceding sentence is in addition to any other authorization of appropriation that is available for such purpose.". SEC. 106. OFFICE OF RESEARCH ON WOMEN'S HEALTH. Section 486(d)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 287d(d)(2)) is amended by striking "Director of the Office" and inserting "Director of NIH". TITLE II—PROVISIONS RELATING TO WOMEN'S HEALTH AT CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION SEC. 201. NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS. Section 306(n) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242k(n)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking "through 1998" and inserting "through 2003'*; and