Hospice Partners On Call Selects Category 5 Hurricane Rated 1Vault Networks to Safeguard Server and Call Center Infrastructure
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Averaging 2,700 patients daily throughout the United States and hosting a critical 24/7 patient information call center, Hospice Partners On Call has selected 1Vault Networks ( www.1vault.net ), a secure colocation facility, to safeguard its...
IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection
LANTANA, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ --- Tom Johnston, President of the International Hurricane
Protection Association (IHPA), announced today the launching of the ' Get the Number' consumer awareness campaign. "The ' Get the Number ' campaign is an educational tool to let consu...
Consumers Encouraged to Add Personal Health Records (PHR) to Hurricane Preparedness Checklist
35 Million U.S. Residents At Risk with Atlantic Hurricane
Predictions; Are Their Medical Records Safe?
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With hurricane
season upon us, more than 35 million Americans are at risk for Atlantic hurricanes, and potentially so are their medical records....
Feeding America and Abbott Partner For Hurricane Relief
Abbott Donates Relief Supplies to Expedite Immediate Hurricane
CHICAGO, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America today announced that it is working with the global health care company, Abbott, to pre-position nutritional products in 20 food banks throughout the Southeast Uni...
Rice report shows lessons from Hurricane Rita not practiced during Ike
A new Rice University report released yesterday, exactly six months after Hurricane
Ike slammed the Texas Gulf Coast, suggests that people did not practice the lessons learned from Hurricane
According to the study, 75 percent of Harris County residents say they would evacuate if a Categor...
Decline in health among older adults affected by Hurricane Katrina
In the year following Hurricane
Katrina, the health of survivors 65 and over declined nearly 4 times that of a national sample of older adults not affected by the disaster, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The August 2005 storm was one...
Carlson Hotels Worldwide Partners With the American Red Cross in Texas to Provide Relief for Children Affected by Hurricane Ike
More Than 4,300 Activity Bags Donated to Area Youth in Houston and San Antonio
HOUSTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlson Hotels Worldwide and the
American Red Cross worked together to provide more than 1,900 activity bags
to children displaced by Hurricane
Ike in ...
Sudden Rise in Allergies and Asthma After Hurricane Ike
Houston allergist discusses the reason for a recent surge in allergy and asthma problems after Hurricane
Ike and provides helpful tips for staying healthy after the storm.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2008--Although Hurricane
Ike has already wreaked havoc through s...
Cyberonics Corporate Headquarters Fully Operational Following Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CYBX) today announced that its corporate headquarters in Houston, TX has
reopened following Hurricane
The facility incurred no damage from the hurricane, but had been
without power for several days, resulting in the C...
MultiVu Video Feed: Salvation Army Responding to Hurricane Ike With Food, Water & Pastoral Care
Today, more than 100 Salvation Army mobile feeding units are responding
to the devastation brought by Hurricane
Ike in Texas. Several convoys of
canteens and mobile kitchens are currently in the disaster zone serving the
millions of people who are without power in the areas around Beaumont,
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University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems
MIAMI Hurricanes are the costliest natural disasters that strike the United States. A better understanding of how structures withstand -- or fail to withstand a hurricane
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UH team analyzes Hurricane Ike's effects on waterways, fish contamination
A long-term environmental research project being conducted at the University of Houston may offer important information about the effects of Hurricane
Ike on pollution levels and help regulators determine whether existing fish-consumption advisories remain appropriate.
With this year's storm se...
Pediatric carbon monoxide poisoning linked to video games after Hurricane Ike
Hours after Hurricane
Ike roared ashore in Texas, more than two million homes were without power, which left some scrambling to preserve food and others looking for ways to entertain children, a move that proved to be, in some instances, poisonous. Researchers at The University of Texas Health Sci...
Dune and dirty: Hurricane teaches lessons through ecosystem research
This audio is of Dr. Rusty Feagin who was managing several ecosystem research projects on Galveston Island when the 2008 hurricane
season began in June 2008. Then he ...
APS sets aside $50,000 to help students, post-docs, in wake of Hurricane Ike
BETHESDA, Md. (Oct. 6, 2008) − The American Physiological Society has established the Hurricane
Ike Relief Fund to provide unrestricted grants of up to $2,000 to support physiology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who suffered losses as a result of Hurricane
Ike. The powerful storm...
2007 hurricane forecasts took blow from winds and Saharan dry, dusty air
A new analysis of environmental conditions over the Atlantic Ocean shows that hot, dry air associated with dust outbreaks from the Sahara desert was a likely contributor to the quieter-than-expected 2007 hurricane
Factors known to influence the number and intensity of hurricanes in a se...
Soil, conservation experts to reflect on Hurricane Katrina disaster
Two years after Hurricane
Katrina devastated New Orleans and parts of the Gulf Coast, soil scientists and conservation leaders will share lessons learned during the International Annual Meetings of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and Soil Science Soc...
How to manage forests in hurricane impact zones
Forest Service researchers have developed an adaptive strategy to help natural resource managers in the southeastern United States both prepare for and respond to disturbance from major hurricanes. In an article published in the journal Forest Ecology and Management, John Stanturf, Scott Goodrick, ...
DOE's Office of Science sets up program to aid scientists displaced by Hurricane Katrina
The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science has established a program to assist scientists displaced by the effects of Hurricane
"Our colleagues in science have historically been a close-knit, generous community," wrote Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, director of DOE's Office of Science, i...
NIEHS launches website with information for assessing environmental hazards from Hurricane Katrina
A new website with a Global Information System will provide valuable information for assessing environmental hazards caused by Hurricane
Katrina. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), one of the National Institutes of Health, created the website to provide the most up-to-...
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DaVita Treats Thousands of Dialysis Patients in Wake of Hurricane Ike
57 of DaVita's 58 Houston Dialysis Centers Open
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE:
DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, is
caring for thousands of dialysis patients, despite the loss of power to
millions of peop...
Cyberonics Provides Update on Business Operations Following Hurricane Ike
- No Material Impact on Business Expected -
HOUSTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CYBX) today announced that, based on an initial assessment, its corporate
headquarters in Houston, TX incurred no damage as a result of Hurricane
However, the ...
MEMC Provides Update on Hurricane Ike
ST. PETERS, Mo., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MEMC Electronic
Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR ) today provided an update related to Hurricane
The company reported that it has started taking safety precautions at
its Pasadena, Texas facility in preparation for Hurricane
Ike. As part of...
Local meteorology company accurately predicts Hurricane Dennis landfall
Madison, Wis. - When Hurricane
Dennis reached landfall in the Florida Panhandle July 10 th , it was not too surprising a development. Weather Central Inc. , a Madison-based provider of broadcast weather solutions had already forecast almost the exact location two days earlier.
On Friday, July...
AV-1011 Bird Repellent to Protect Rice Seed Approved for Use in Louisiana and Missouri
... yields. Another real advantage to earlier planting and harvest is reduced hurricane
Rita in 2005 and Gustave and Ike in 2008 caused massive crop losses to rice...
Katrina Proven Certified Organic Toxic Mold Remedy Now Available for Mold Remediation Professionals and Homeowners
...old removal and mold abatement exploiting the same technology that was used effectively on the toxic mold that spread like the plague in the wake of hurricane
Katrina. Now professionals and homeowners alike can have a safe all natural alternative to chemical biocides or bleach for mold abatement.
CEO Addresses Fort Worth Business Leaders About Developing Pandemic and Business Continuity Plans
...ld face a potential financial loss of
$55.8 billion as a result of a severe pandemic flu outbreak.
"Influenza pandemics are not static events like a hurricane
nor are they confined to a specific area. Pandemics come in multiple waves,
each one affecting a given area from four to twelve weeks. Dur...
Medical University of South Carolina Opens State-of-the-Art Facility
...has a number of technical features to improve
overall patient safety. Ashley River Tower is the first health care
facility in the U.S. built under new hurricane
and seismic construction
codes. A mock- up of the hospital's exterior was tested under rigorous
structural conditions to certify the facility's design...
Significant Progress Made in Nation's Preparedness to Respond to Public Health Emergencies; But Gaps in Critical Areas Threaten Overall Readiness
...tember 11th, 54 percent of
Americans believe that the United States is not as safe now as it was prior
to September 11th, 2001.
-- Two years after hurricane
Katrina, nearly 60 percent of Americans do
not think their community would be prepared to respond to a natural
-- Nearly 9 out of 10 Ame...
ORNL 'resilience' plan to help Tennessee, Mississippi and South Carolina communities beat disaster
...id. And, of course, Gulfport is currently in the process of recovering from hurricane
Katrina with a strong commitment to becoming an even more resilient community in the event of future storms. Charleston has significant hurricane
and earthquake threats. Having made great strides in resilience planning, t...
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