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Ongoing Recovery Efforts Take Toll on Hurricane Survivors

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According to the Sandy Child and Family Health Study, a major report on NJ residents living in Superstorm Sandy’s path, over 100,000 experienced significant structural damage to their primary homes. Conducted by Rutgers University, New York University (NYU), Columbia University and Colorado State University, research finds that tens of thousands still live with unfinished repairs, disputed claims and recurrent mold, all associated with increased odds of mental health distress, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and depression.

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Many Dialysis Patients Are Unprepared for Natural Disasters

• Among patients scheduled to have dialysis during the landfall of Hurricane Sandy at clinics where electricity had been deprived, 26.3% missed dialysis sessions and 66.1% received dialysis at non-regular dialysis units. • The percentage of patients who carried their insurance information and detailed medication lists with them were 75.9% and 44.3%, respectively.

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Hurricane Katrina: A Decade Later GW Experts Available to Discuss

Aug. 29, 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making U.S. landfall. GW experts are available to discuss.

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Fresenius Medical Care’s Patient Engagement May Have Saved Lives During Superstorm Sandy

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), a division of Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS) and North America’s largest provider of kidney care, hospitalist services and renal products, today hailed a new study by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week showing that dialysis patients who received treatments immediately before Super Storm Sandy experienced a much better survival rate and less frequent visits to the hospital. FMCNA provided pre-storm, weekend care to a wide section of the area surveyed by the study, indicating that the company’s efforts made an appreciable difference in patients’ lives.

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Texas Tech Deploys Research Team to Intercept Tropical Storm Bill

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Texas A&M Experts Ready To Discuss Hurricanes and Storms

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New Tools Aiding Storm Prediction, Increasing Ship Navigational Safety in the Gulf

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Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida may be more prepared for hurricane season thanks to some new tools in the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS).

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Wind Scientists and Economist Available as 2015 Hurricane Season Begins

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Today Is the First Day of Hurricane Season. Are You Prepared? Advice and Tips From ER Physician Dr. Ross Tobleman, M.D.

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Who’s Making Sure the Power Stays On?

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Electricity systems in the United States are so haphazardly regulated for reliability, it’s nearly impossible for customers to know their true risk of losing service in a major storm.