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Newswise: Early treatment for PTSD after a disaster has lasting effects

Early treatment for PTSD after a disaster has lasting effects

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

In 1988, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck near the northern Armenian city of Spitak. The temblor destroyed cities and is estimated to have killed between 25,000 and 35,000 people, many of whom were schoolchildren.

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Released:
14-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST
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Peeking at the plumbing of one of the Aleutian's most-active volcanoes

Carnegie Institution for Science

A new approach to analyzing seismic data reveals deep vertical zones of low seismic velocity in the plumbing system underlying Alaska's Cleveland volcano, one of the most-active of the more than 70 Aleutian volcanoes

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Science, Geology, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Volcanoes, Scientific Reports,

Released:
4-Feb-2020 4:50 PM EST
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Cornell co-leads effort to use big data to combat catastrophes

Cornell University

With a team of experts in fields including data science, statistics, computer science, finance, energy, agriculture, ecology, hydrology, climate and space weather, The Predictive Risk Investigation System for Multilayer Dynamic Interconnection Analysis (PRISM), funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will integrate data across different areas to improve risk prediction.

Channels: Environmental Science, Technology, Natural Disasters,

Released:
30-Jan-2020 4:55 PM EST
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GW Study Identifies Need for Disaster Preparedness Training for Dermatologists

George Washington University

A new survey from dermatology and emergency medicine researchers at the George Washington University suggests that the dermatology community is inadequately prepared for a biological disaster and would benefit from a formal preparedness training program.

Channels: Dermatology, Education, Emergency Medicine, Natural Disasters, All Journal News,

Released:
30-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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Newswise: UAlbany Atmospheric Scientist Leads $2 Million Project to Study Hurricane Intensity
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30-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST
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Released:
27-Jan-2020 3:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Children to bear the burden of negative health effects from climate change

Children to bear the burden of negative health effects from climate change

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The grim effects that climate change will have on pediatric health outcomes was the focus of a “Viewpoint” article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation by Susan E. Pacheco, MD, an expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Climate Science, Environmental Science, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Natural Disasters,

Released:
27-Jan-2020 11:35 AM EST
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Rutgers Geology Museum Hosts Open House

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Presentations on natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes and their impacts will be held in Scott Hall and are open to the public at the Rutgers Geology Museum’s 52nd Annual Open House. There will also be hands-on activity sessions for kids, a mineral sale and rock and mineral identification in Scott Hall, and make-and-take stations in the Rutgers Geology Museum. Field Station Dinosaurs will bring its baby Hadrosaurus puppet and will also offer hands-on activities for visitors. All events are free and no preregistration is required.

Channels: Dinosaurs, Education, Family and Parenting, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Volcanoes, Geology,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST
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