Navigation Links
Tornado-Scarred States Receive American Red Cross Health Services
Date:2/7/2008

ental health needs of those affected is an important part of the larger Red Cross disaster response."

The Red Cross offers the following tips for those dealing with the emotional impact of this disaster:

Tips for Dealing with Stress:

-- Take a few deep breaths to relax.

-- Count to ten.

-- Prioritize your tasks.

-- Tend to necessary activities and try to establish a routine.

-- Take time to assess your physical health and seek medical care when appropriate.

-- Make an extra effort to listen and talk to the people around you.

Tips for Helping Children:

Disasters come in many forms and affect children and adults differently. Children take their cues from their parents and other adults. When these important people in their lives cope well in a disaster, children are more likely to respond positively. Adults can help children cope with the recent tornadoes by following some general steps:

-- Encourage children to talk and listen to their concerns.

-- Take time to provide factual information about the disaster and your plans for ensuring their ongoing safety.

-- Take care of yourself so you can take care of your children.

-- Offer them a sense of protection. Speak with confidence about the situation, and work with them to build up their sense of feeling protected. A good way to do this is to create a disaster supplies kit and a family communications plan.

-- Help your children reconnect with people around them, family, friends and schoolmates. This connection can help strengthen your child's sense of safety.

-- Re-establish daily routines for work, school, play, meals and rest.

-- Monitor and limit your children's exposure to news coverage of the disaster. Children may think the event is happening over and over again when they see or hear repeated reports and images.

Available Resources:

The American
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Red Cross
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Access Is Not Enough: What It Will Take to Transform Health Care in the United States
2. Massive American Red Cross Tornado Relief Effort Spans Five States
3. Cord Blood America Supports Trend From New York, California for States to Inform Parents of the Advantages of Umbilical Cord Blood Storage
4. USP publishes Spanish edition of United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
5. MedWaves, Inc. Announces Receipt of United States Food and Drug Administration 510k Clearance to Market Its Patented Microwave Coagulation/Ablation System
6. CAHI Releases Updated Health Insurance Mandates in the States
7. USP Publishes Spanish Edition of United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
8. States Promoted Broader Coverage for Children in 2007, But Report That a Declining Economy Coupled With Lack of SCHIP Reauthorization and New Federal Rules Now Compromise Efforts to Reduce the Number of Uninsured
9. United States Joins False Claims Act Cases Against Three New Jersey Hospitals
10. United States Gives $12 Million to Pediatric AIDS Foundation Initiative
11. Engineering chimeric polypeptides to illuminate cellular redox states
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/25/2014)... October 25, 2014 TASC (Total ... and other benefits account management services, announces the ... employers save on taxes, reduce administrative workload, and ... tax savings and the efficient handling of complex, ... Suite that best meets their goals and objectives. ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... 2014 The federal judge overseeing ... ) filed against Boston Scientific Corp. in the ... Southern District of West Virginia has denied a ... in a group of cases filed on behalf ... October 21st, U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not getting the right amount ... a new study suggests. Those who sleep less ... per night may be more prone to developing the ... report. The study authors concluded that duration and quality ... patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. "Both short and ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- October,s shorter, darker days can trigger ... according to an expert. People affected by ... tired, lack motivation and even have trouble getting out ... suicide, said Dr. Angelos Halaris, a professor in the ... Chicago Stitch School of Medicine. "Seasonal affective disorder ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Isabel Healthcare will participate ... (ASAHP) Conference on October 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. ... a panel discussion on Technology in Health Professions Education ... a diagnostic decision support tool and clinical education platform ... students and clinical learners. The Isabel tools help clinicians ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:TASC’s New Suites Offer Tax Savings and Protection 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study 2Health News:Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression 2Health News:Isabel Healthcare to Participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) 2014 Conference 2
... for estrogen-sensitive tumor types, study found , , SUNDAY, April ... amounts, increases the risk of breast cancer and particularly ... shows. , The findings, expected to be presented Sunday ... Cancer Research, in San Diego, are followed by a ...
... Spectrometer is suitable for use in ... potentially explosive atmospheres, PITTSBURGH, April ... The MAX300-IGX Industrial Mass Spectrometer,is suitable for use in potentially ... obtained ATEX,approval for installations in Zone 1 areas. The MAX300-IGX ...
... the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Abramson ... the American Association for Cancer Research that combining two ... lines. The team is currently designing a trial to ... is resistant to many chemotherapies and to cell-death inducing ...
... Calif., April 12 Over 300,healthcare workers at Coastal ... SEIU United Healthcare Workers - West (UHW) in a,secret-ballot ... "Uniting with thousands of other caregivers as a ... difference on the things that matter most," said,Ruth Calderon, ...
... YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday, April 12 ... Calif., April 11 The Mt. Diablo Region,YMCA will join ... Kids Day on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to ... Irvin Deutscher Family YMCA.,An opportunity for kids and families to ...
... researchers got paid but more upset when they owned ... volunteers in clinical studies aren,t overly concerned if researchers ... trust, suggests a U.S. study. , "Though peoples, willingness ... not suffer substantially based on the types of financial ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Drinking May Raise Breast Cancer Risk 2Health News:Extrel CMS Announces ATEX Approval for Process Mass Spectrometer 2Health News:Penn researchers find targeted therapy combination overcomes treatment resistance in liver cancer 2Health News:Coastal Communities Hospital Workers Join United Healthcare Workers 2Health News:The Mt. Diablo Region YMCA Invites Families to 'Put Play in Your Day' and Bring Healthy Habits Home During the Nation's Largest Health Day for Children and Families 2Health News:The Mt. Diablo Region YMCA Invites Families to 'Put Play in Your Day' and Bring Healthy Habits Home During the Nation's Largest Health Day for Children and Families 3Health News:Clinical Trial Volunteers Uneasy About Some Financial Ties 2
(Date:10/25/2014)... --  Metanome, Inc. , a Houston ... was the genomic sequencing provider for Seres Health,s ( ... of SER 109, an Ecobiotic® therapeutic for the treatment ... (CDI). Metanome has provided genomic sequencing services ... Such genomic characterization has enabled the study of the ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... 2014 Best Practices designed the Medical ... a forum for sharing insights about the key ... mechanism for creating and sharing solutions through three ... from the Medical Affairs Consortium survey. ... the first roundtable of the 2014-2015 Medical Affairs ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014  Rescheduling of hydrocodone combination products ... pain market, according to a new primary market ... providing market research and consultation exclusively in the ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153440 In August, ... combination products from Schedule III to Schedule II ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Metanome Selected as Metagenomics Provider for Seres Health Clinical Trial 2Strong Participation in Best Practices' Medical Affairs Consortium Survey 2Hydrocodone: Rescheduled, Repositioned & Reinvented 2Hydrocodone: Rescheduled, Repositioned & Reinvented 3
... COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., March 30, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Wyeth ... Inc. and Lundbeck A/S presented clinical study,results ... this,week. Safety analyses suggest bifeprunox, an investigational,treatment ... with a favorable weight and lipid profile, ...
... is STD Awareness Month: Time to Pay Attention ... 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- During,National Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) ... awareness of, and,testing for, trichomoniasis (also known as ... States. Awareness of the condition,remains low, despite the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Safety Analyses of Clinical Data for Bifeprunox in Patients with,Schizophrenia Showed a Favorable Weight and Lipid Profile, Similar,to Placebo 2Safety Analyses of Clinical Data for Bifeprunox in Patients with,Schizophrenia Showed a Favorable Weight and Lipid Profile, Similar,to Placebo 3Safety Analyses of Clinical Data for Bifeprunox in Patients with,Schizophrenia Showed a Favorable Weight and Lipid Profile, Similar,to Placebo 4Safety Analyses of Clinical Data for Bifeprunox in Patients with,Schizophrenia Showed a Favorable Weight and Lipid Profile, Similar,to Placebo 5Safety Analyses of Clinical Data for Bifeprunox in Patients with,Schizophrenia Showed a Favorable Weight and Lipid Profile, Similar,to Placebo 6Trichomoniasis: Most Common Curable STD in U.S. Affects 7.4 Million,Annually 2Trichomoniasis: Most Common Curable STD in U.S. Affects 7.4 Million,Annually 3
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size. For use in performing free-hand uniform donor buttons....
Medicine Products: