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How to rebuild mental health after Hurricane Harvey

September 14, 2017

Two authors of a recent viewpoint published in JAMA explored how mental health consequences of Hurricane Harvey can be mitigated.

During Hurricane Harvey, Texas and Louisiana experienced more than 33 trillion gallons of rain, setting a rainfall record in the continental United States at 51.88 inches, according to James M. Shultz, MS, PhD, of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, of Boston University.

San Diego officials declare hepatitis A outbreak a local health emergency

September 7, 2017
Officials in San Diego are increasing their efforts to mitigate an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak that was recently declared a local health emergency. Nearly 400…

Tips for coping with natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey, Irma

August 31, 2017
A number of studies have shown that natural disasters increase risk for depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance use disorders. Findings presented at the 2016 American…

Yemen cholera outbreak hits 500,000 cases

August 14, 2017
Amid a collapsing health system and bloody civil war, the cholera outbreak in Yemen hit 500,000 cases over the weekend as millions of people remain without access to…
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State and Federal Benefits for Children with Special Healthcare Needs

Pediatric Annals, April 2010, Volume 39 Issue 4
Although medical coverage for children and low-income families has been debated extensively in the past year, there are…
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Clinical Social and Family Management of Food Allergies

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Food allergy continues to be a challenge for the practicing pediatrician. With a public that is ever increasingly…
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October 30, 2013
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