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May

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NIH Starts Human Trials on Possible Ebola Treatment

Posted by on May 29th, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute of Health has started human trials on a possible Ebola treatment.  Researchers have been working hard to find a cure for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) since the fatality rate for those who contract the disease averages nearly 50% Ebola first appeared in 1976 in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. … Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Clinical Trials, Disaster, Emergency Preparedness, General (all entries), NIH, Public Health, Research

Dec

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The Lesser Known Impact of Terror Attacks

Posted by on December 19th, 2017 0 comments

Terror attacks are horrifying and produce obvious, immediate effects such as loss of human life, injury, property loss, and emotional impact.  Norwegian researches recently found that there might be a less obvious but potentially debilitating impact; migraines and/or daily headaches. “We found that the survivors more often suffer from headaches as compared to controls, with… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Disaster, Mental Health

Sep

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Harvey Has Passed, But Risks Still Remain

Posted by on September 14th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

While the worst of Hurricane Harvey may be over, there are still many precautions and safety measures that Texans, especially parents need to take as they return to their homes. For one thing, there’s many environmental concerns. Chemical plants and other industrial sites released toxins during the widespread flooding. A lot of debris and other… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, Emergency Preparedness, General (all entries), Texas

Aug

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Libraries Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Posted by on August 29th, 2017 0 comments

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many businesses and other organizations have closed for the time being. Below, please find a list of medical libraries in the Houston area that have been impacted by Harvey. This list will be continuously updated throughout the week, but for the most up-to-date information, please contact the specific institution… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, General (all entries), Resource Libraries, Resources, Texas

Jul

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Be Prepared for an Emergency

Posted by on July 6th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Did you know last year the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency recorded 102 emergency declarations? These included wildfires, severe storms, hurricanes…any sort of natural disaster. These disasters can often be sudden and unplanned for, so it’s important to make sure you’re prepared in case you’re caught in the middle of one! The first thing you… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, General (all entries)

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