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American Lung Association of Upper Midwest Offers Tips on Dealing With Floodwaters

... flooding in several states that we serve. Because flood water damage from this emergency can pose special ... For more specific help on cleaning up after a flood or water damage, contact the American Lung ... The physical stress of dealing with the flood may also put a strain on people who are already ...

Animal Rescue Operations Underway in Flooded Bihar, India

... catastrophic floods. On August 18th, a flash flood resulting from a broken embankment on the river ... staff, has been making daily forays inside the flood hit areas by boat and by four wheel drives wherever possible. "The footprint of the flood is huge and we have been concentrating only in a ...

The American Red Cross Urges Safety in States Affected by Flooding

... themselves as the river surpasses record flood levels and continues to break or compromise ... will contact you in an emergency. If a flood WATCH is issued, listen to local weather reports ... to use caution. Avoid walking or driving through flood waters. Even a shallow depth of fast-moving ...

Selective Insurance Group Announces Officer Appointments

... J. Butler (Milford, PA), to vice president, flood operations. Previously he served as assistant vice president of flood operations. Mr. Butler joined Selective in 1981 ... & Home Safety (IBHS) Flood Committee for the flood Insurance Servicing Companies Association ...

American Red Cross Responds to Floods and Tornadoes in Central United States

... for the immediate needs of the tornado and flood victims, including food and shelter; with workers ... planning. Learn about your area's flood risk and elevation above flood stage. Contact your local Red Cross chapter, ...

Clay Aiken & Family Celebrate Christmas With Survivors of Mexico's Floods

... UNICEF Ambassador Aiken visits flood affected states of Tabasco and Chiapas CHIAPAS, ... today wrapped up the first leg of his trip to the flood affected areas of southeast Mexico ... children and their families at a camp erected for flood victims. (Photo: ...

Obesity and metabolism: Weight gain and the growing risk of cancer

... With funding from the National Cancer Institute, flood and his colleagues examined data from a massive ... all known and suspected confounding variables, flood said. According to Flood, it is not exactly ... and more insulin to regulate their blood sugar, flood said. Even after frank diabetes begins, ...

John H. Flood III Named as CEO of Flagship Global Health, Inc.

... Board: FGHH) announces the promotion of John flood as its new Chief Executive Officer. Co-founder ... Chairman of the Board of Flagship. Mr. flood has been President of Flagship and joined the ... these opportunities," remarked Mr. Flood. Mr. flood joined Flagship Global Health in 2004. Before ...

Feeding America Partner Support Expedites Disaster Relief and Recovery Efforts

... and Valdosta, Georgia. "As our food bank continues to support flood recovery efforts in communities throughout Eastern Kentucky, we are reminded that flood clean-up is an important part of the recovery process," said Marian Guinn, ...

'Big Relief From the Big Easy' Headed to Cedar Rapids Hospital

... this week to aid hospital workers in Cedar Rapids impacted by the Iowa flood of 2008. Nicknamed, "Big Relief from the Big Easy," the operation was ... Rapids, Carter said that the effort evolved out of empathy for the Iowa flood victims and a desire to pay someone back for the help New Orleans nurses ...

Allergy expert has advice for flood victims

... St. Louis, June 19, 2008 As if the emotional and financial impact of flood damage isn't bad enough, floodwaters can also bring health problems. H. ... the molds and other allergens present in homes following the 1993 flood in the Midwestern United States. Molds (and mildew, a type of mold) are ...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Donates $25,000 to Red Cross for Flood Relief Efforts in Wisconsin

... it is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross for the Wisconsin flood Relief Effort. Strong storms over the course of the past week in ... for their generous donation which will greatly assist our Wisconsin flood Relief Effort," said Tracey Sparrow, executive director of the American ...

Lilly to Provide Aid to Indiana Tornado and Flood Victims

... be providing $100,000 in financial assistance to aid Indiana tornado and flood victims. More than 44 Indiana counties have been declared disaster areas ... hardest hit counties. The agency also has activated a hotline to connect flood victims with a response center where volunteers can provide details about ...

Selective Insurance Group Announces Officer Appointments

... and alternative market insurance for commercial and personal risks, and flood insurance underwritten by the National flood Insurance Program. Other subsidiaries of the company provide claims, human ...

Disability by Denial - Blue Cross Rejects Critical Surgery for Orange County ICU Nurse - Woman Possibly Left Disabled by Denial

... Nurses Launch Online and Telephone Campaign to flood Blue Cross With the Message: Save Our Colleague ... Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee have put out a call to flood Blue Cross' office with calls and web faxes, in an urgent appeal to the ...

Selective Insurance Group Announces Officer Appointments

... and alternative market insurance for commercial and personal risks, and flood insurance underwritten by the National flood Insurance Program. Other subsidiaries of the company provide claims, human ...

UNICEF Readies to Assist Mexican Flood Victims

... risk of water borne diseases such as cholera and dengue that thrive in flood conditions and disproportionately affect children. UNICEF is projecting ... monitoring and assessing the overall health and nutrition situation in the flood affected zones, especially access to safe water. To make a donation to ...

Globaltel Media Appoints Leading Healthcare Industry Veterans to Advisory Board

... Advisory Board Members: Dr. John D. Boyer - Dermatologist Dr. William J. Bigham - Opthamologist Dr. David L. flood - Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Dr. Michael Sebahar - Anesthesiologist, Pain Management Dr. Erik Sirulnick - ...

Blood flow in Alzheimer's disease

... peptide, which accumulates in the brain of Alzheimer's disease patients, is thought to lead to narrowing of the blood vessels and reduction of blood flood in the brain. ECE-2 may contribute to the disease by converting an inactive precursor to endothelin-1, which constricts blood vessels and further ...

Congress Moves Forward With Tax-Funded Abortion Plans

... abortion' rings hollow as Congress finds ways to circumvent the historic federal ban on taxpayer-funded abortion with a wave of legislation that will flood the coffers of the abortion industry," said FRC President Tony Perkins. "Even Planned Parenthood's Guttmacher Institute recently stated that if ...

A Bundle of Joy Brings a Bundle of Questions - Life123.com Delivers the Answers!

... will never be the same again. That's because you've just learned you're pregnant! This discovery can be as overwhelming as it is thrilling. Questions flood your mind, and you know you need fast answers. That's when you turn to Life123.com , a leading source of expert advice on the Web. You'll ...

Former Associates File Suit Against Univera: Dietary Supplement Company Accused of Intimidation, Bullying, and Unfair Trade Practices

... time, the company swapped out its computer platform with great fanfare. It turned out to be a disaster. The new internet applications failed and a flood of customer complaints soon overwhelmed the Univera system. Customers, associates, and profits began to disappear. In the span of just a few ...

Monsoon Season will Bring Japanese Encephalitis

... for adults over 18 so we still have to use JE-VAX(R) for the younger population," concluded Lessans. Both vaccines protect against JE. Monsoons flood areas with fresh rain water and this attracts culicine mosquitoes which may carry the virus that causes Japanese Encephalitis. 30,000-50,000 people ...

Twinlab(R) Teams Up With The Vitamin Shoppe to Debut Mass Fuel(R) Xtreme

... L-Isoleucine) to feed hungry muscles.* Sustained Energy Carb Blend: Maltodextrin, Isomaltulose, Waxy Maize, and Glucose are designed to flood muscles each in timed waves, one after another, generating a sustained energy band -- not "spike and crash" -- to help keep muscle fibers charged ...

Fast-Track of Socialized Healthcare Imminent

... for socialized healthcare as part of a celebration of President Obama's 100th day in office, Grassfire.org is calling on its million-strong team to flood Congress with faxes and phone calls opposing the fast-track provision . Elliott notes that Grassfire has identified 11 Democratic Senators who have ...

Nationwide Foundation Donates $1.7 Million to American Red Cross for Disaster Preparedness and Response and Increased Blood Collections

... in disaster preparedness and response enables the Red Cross to mobilize materials and human resources before disaster strikes, like our recent flood response in Fargo, N.D.," said Gail McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross. "Nationwide has also supported the Red Cross blood program ...

Innovis Health Continues to Serve Region

... healthcare provider in Northwestern Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota, is serving as the epicenter for medical care in the region. Despite rising flood waters and disrupted roadway systems, the hospital and two clinic locations are still accepting patients, according to officials. To facilitate ...

Red Cross Readies Shelters As Flood Waters Threaten to Top Levees

... the Red River top levees as it rises to record heights. Projections are that the Red River could crest at 43 feet Saturday, more than 20 feet above flood stage, and the National Weather Service reports water levels could remain high for days. (Logo: ...

Omega Protein Reports 2008 Results

... gross profit margins in the third and fourth quarters of 2008. During the quarter ended September 30, 2008, the Company suffered wind and flood damage to two facilities as a result of Hurricane Ike. The Company's Abbeville, Louisiana facility was restored to full capacity within a few weeks. ...

DRI - the Voice of the Defense Bar Responds to Supreme Court Ruling in Wyeth v. Levine

... sick people will not be able to obtain them. "One likely result is that prescription drug costs will increase as manufacturers face the inevitable flood of lawsuits seeking to have juries decide whether warning labels were adequate for each individual patient," added Mr. Davis. Justice Breyer, ...

High Court Ruling Against Preemption Hurts Patients, Helps Trial Lawyers

... authority on drug safety. The high court has decided that federal law does not preempt state law in matters of drug safety, and consequently, a flood of frivolous liability lawsuits will cause patients to lose access to critical new medicines. "The victors in this decision claim that ...

Purdue study projects weakened monsoon season in South Asia

... surface runoff. Alternatively, the model projects increases in precipitation over some areas, including Bangladesh, which could exacerbate seasonal flood risks." The summer monsoons are responsible for approximately 75 percent of the total annual rainfall in major parts of the region and produce ...

ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Gives Parents of Preemie a New Home

... for the March of Dimes. Amber and Peter Augustin's son, Lane, was born severely premature in 2004. Two years later, on Father's Day, a flood destroyed their home as well as Amber's beloved photography studio. "I take pictures for families of premature babies at the hospital because we ...

Chili Pepper Compound Can Bring Pain Relief

... Qin, an associate professor at the university's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, said in a news release issued by the institution. The flood of calcium changes the levels at which the receptors detect pain signal. "In other words, the receptor had not desensitized per se, but its ...

CEO of iZO Cleanze Completes Day 50 of 100-Day Juice Cleanse

... LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Martin, Celebrity Juicer and CEO/Founder of iZO Cleanze, a comprehensive full-body detox program designed to flood the body with nutrients while ridding it of toxins, reaches the halfway point of his 100 day journey tomorrow on a mission to restore and transform ...

What if New Mexico doesn't address climate change?

... opportunities: $286 million; $563 million; and $812 million Increased wild-land fire costs: $488 million; $1 billion; and $2.2 billion Increased flood and storm damages: $88 million; $181 million; and $435 million Reduced stream flows: $8 million; $11 million; and $21 million Inefficient ...

What if Oregonians decline to address climate change?

... $167 million; $390 million; and $1.1 billion Increased wild-land fire costs: $206 million; $423 million; and $941 million Increased flood and storm damages: $64 million; $132 million; and $309 million Inefficient consumption of energy: $1.3 billion; $1.5 billion; and $2 billion ...

Seventh Salmonella Death Linked to Peanut Products

... USA. The two bakeries that produce 200 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies each year don't use any PCA products, she told the newspaper. The flood of recalls followed an FDA warning last weekend that consumers should avoid peanut butter products containing peanut butter or peanut butter paste ...

Seventh Salmonella Death Tied to Peanut Products

... USA. The two bakeries that produce 200 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies each year don't use any PCA products, she told the newspaper. The flood of recalls followed an FDA warning last weekend that consumers should avoid peanut butter products containing peanut butter or peanut butter paste ...

More Than 200 Peanut Butter Products Now Under Recall

... USA. The two bakeries that produce 200 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies each year don't use any PCA products, she told the newspaper. The flood of recalls followed an FDA warning last weekend that consumers should avoid peanut butter products containing peanut butter or peanut butter paste ...
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