Winners of 1997 Aesculapius Awards

For television PSAs: National Institute on Aging (Bethesda, MD)
For WWW sites: The Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion of the US Department of Health & Human Services — http://healthfinder.gov

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), in Bethesda, MD, received the top honor for a PSA, entitled Looking for the Fountain of Youth, about concerns surrounding the increased use of such hormones as Melatonin that are being marketed as dietary supplements. The PSA was developed in response to the high volume of calls The National Institute on Aging was receiving.

The Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion of the US Department of Health & Human Services, in Washington, DC, received the top honor for their website http://www.healthfinder.gov. This site, which was developed by Social & Health Services, Ltd., a government contractor in Rockville, MD, helps consumers search for timely, accurate, and unbiased health information.

Winners of the Award of Excellence for television PSAs included:

Winners of the Award of Excellence for WWW sites included:

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