Navigation Links
Get Ready for Hurricane Sandy, Experts Warn
Date:10/26/2012

By Margaret Farley Steele
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Having socked Jamaica and Cuba, the late-season Hurricane Sandy now has the United States in her sights, and officials urge East Coast residents to start making emergency storm plans now.

For starters, stock up on prescription medicines, special medical supplies, nonperishable foods -- baby formula and pet foods, too -- and emergency essentials in case the powerful storm knocks out power in your region or makes travel impossible, experts advise.

"Have a family communications plan as well, in case you get separated during the storm," said Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency medicine physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Decide where to meet and how you will remain in contact.

"Be prepared to be self-sufficient for one to five days without access to grocery stores," Glatter added.

Tracking Sandy's movements Thursday morning from the northeast coast of Cuba toward the central Bahamas, forecasters said tropical storm winds could hit Florida by Thursday night. Over the weekend, the storm -- currently a strong Category 2 that has caused two deaths -- could deliver a one-two punch, battering the northeast coast with high winds and torrential rain while dumping heavy snow inland in the Appalachians and western Pennsylvania, forecasters said.

David Bernard, chief meteorologist for CBS News' Miami station, said a confluence of events could potentially turn this storm into one rivaling the 1991 Halloween Nor'easter, which killed 13 people and became the subject of the best-selling book and movie "The Perfect Storm."

Referring to the powerful hurricane now in the Bahamas, Bernard said, "That's a lot of warm air, a lot of heat, a lot of energy and of course we're deep into fall now and we have an unusual strong jet stream dip with winter-like cold air, and you put those two things together, that's the possibi
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Majority of US Schools not ready for next pandemic, SLU researchers say
2. Many More U.S. Households Ready for Disasters: CDC
3. Guys, take note: Male birth control pill may be ready soon, says Texas A&M professor
4. Are Americans ready to solve the weight of the nation?
5. Americans Already Consuming the Right Amount of Salt
6. Hurricane Isaac Could Stir Up Allergies, Asthma
7. Add Hurricane Menu to Your Storm Prep, Experts Say
8. Experts call for increased neonatal inclusion in pediatric drug trials
9. Experts convene to address major cause of childhood illness and death
10. 4,000 analytics experts come to Phoenix for INFORMS Annual Meeting
11. Swallowed Toothpicks Can Lead to Big Trouble, Experts Warn
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Get Ready for Hurricane Sandy, Experts Warn
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... As Americans celebrate the ... hot temps, skin cancer is on the rise. July is UV Safety Month, and ... awareness about the importance of getting skin checks. Experts say most skin cancers can ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , ... July 02, 2015 , ... Global leader and ... in compression socks designed for men. , For style that’s quick on its ... daily routine. This is great news for men everywhere because a simple change in ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... The ZAC Foundation, a national leader in water ... lessons on how to stay water safe with the help of a young polar ... The ZAC Foundation co-founders, follows Zeke’s water safety journey. Zeke, who is afraid ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... When The American ... the late June Web-based session, the speakers discussed the importance of accountable care ... patients through coordinated care. , During the session, participants learned the ins and ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... of Dr. Divakar R. Krishnareddy, M.D., to the orthopedic and spine surgery team ... disc herniations, sprains, strains, bursitis, and tendonitis. Along with the spine and spine ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Local Physicians Warn of Holiday Health Hazards 2Health News:Local Physicians Warn of Holiday Health Hazards 3Health News:Local Physicians Warn of Holiday Health Hazards 4Health News:SIGVARIS Kicks Up Its Style for Men with the Launch of MIDTOWN MICROFIBER in a Dark Navy Stripe Pattern 2Health News:SIGVARIS Kicks Up Its Style for Men with the Launch of MIDTOWN MICROFIBER in a Dark Navy Stripe Pattern 3Health News:The ZAC Foundation Kicks Off Summer and July 4th Weekend with Complimentary Children’s E-Book on Water Safety 2Health News:The ZAC Foundation Kicks Off Summer and July 4th Weekend with Complimentary Children’s E-Book on Water Safety 3Health News:ACO Coalition Discusses the Future of Medicare Payments and the Benefits of Providing More Care 2Health News:ACO Coalition Discusses the Future of Medicare Payments and the Benefits of Providing More Care 3Health News:ACO Coalition Discusses the Future of Medicare Payments and the Benefits of Providing More Care 4Health News:Healthpointe Welcomes Dr. Divakar R. Krishnareddy to its Orthopedic Team in Anaheim 2Health News:Healthpointe Welcomes Dr. Divakar R. Krishnareddy to its Orthopedic Team in Anaheim 3
... in how insects develop from larvae to adults have ... failure// to be effective in preventing and reducing cardiac ... Davis research published in the early online edition of ... ,The research, led by cardiologist and cell biologist Nipavan ...
... minister, Andy Kerr,has announced a computer network for the NHS, ... has been signed with a consortium of IT companies comprising ... Newell & Budge, and,will provide the NHS with national computer ... of patient records, health service payroll and nurse rosters. ...
... 39 year old woman and a mother of two children died ... a private clinic in Sheffield. //Dr.John Philip was not qualified to ... Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, David Jackson. ,The woman who ... 1994.The doctor, John Philip told her that she was normal. When ...
... exemplary medical prowess and team effort, five concurrent kidney ... This maiden feat was accomplished with the combined effort ... took place over 10 hours and required six operating ... good health of the donors as well as the ...
... a new treatment “target” to help millions of asthma ... research on certain white cells in the body that ... experienced by asthma patients. ,The scientists, at ... Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, report their results in ...
... Health Literacy Conference reports on the relationship between health ... could not explain why they take the prescribed medications ... they take them. About half of the adult ... research. ,Low health literacy is the degree ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Insect Protein Effective for Treating Heart Enlargement, Arrythmias 2Health News:Maiden Quintuple Kidney Transplant Sets a Record 2Health News:Scientists Pursue New Treatment For Asthma Sufferers 2Health News:Scientists Pursue New Treatment For Asthma Sufferers 3Health News:Low Health Literacy Is The Major Cause For Patient Errors 2
(Date:7/2/2015)... Numotion,s Board of Directors and Mike ... Feitel has joined the Company as Chief Financial ... successful 18 year career at GE serving in executive ... productivity to result in significant industry leading growth and ... Officer for GE Healthcare Global Services, a $5B P&L ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , June 25, 2015 ... has announced the addition of the ... Immunodiagnostics: Global Challenges, Emerging Technologies, Competitive Landscape" ... 2015 New Frontiers in Clinical Chemistry and ... is a new seven-country strategic analysis of ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015  AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) will announce ... 2015, before the market opens. AbbVie will ... at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern). It ... www.abbvieinvestor.com . An archived edition of the call ... About AbbVie AbbVie is a global, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Numotion Names Tamas Feitel Chief Financial Officer 2New Frontiers in 2015 Global Clinical Chemistry and Immunodiagnostics Market: Challenges, Emerging Technologies, Competitive Landscape 2
... Powerful and Flexible Impact And Impact2 Pipettors ... volume ranges, our single channel Impact and ... of any application. Engineered with the same ... multichannel line, these pipettors are equally easy ...
... The total ergonomic solution and best ... Soft, feather touch action and ultra ... strain, Stress-free tip ejection with long, ... easy volume identification, Accepts universal tips ...
The Biopette E has a comfortable, ergonomic design. Fully motorized piston drive. Virtually eliminates pipetting forces. User-friendly operator interface. Simple, precise volume setting. Rechargelabl...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: