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39 Articles Matching "florence"

Giant mosquitoes emerge in North Carolina post-Florence

Oct 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Ouch! The floodwaters that followed Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14, have spawned thousands of mega-mosquitoes across the state, according to entomologists....
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State Highlights: California’s Aging Population Is A Challenge For Next Governor; Two Out Of Three North Carolinians Who Died Because Of Florence Were 60 Or Older

Oct 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, North Carolina, Colorado, Michigan, Oregon, Kentucky, Florida, Maryland, Arizona, New Hampshire, Texas and Minnesota....
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Tests by state, environmental group disagree on post-Florence water contamination

Oct 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Did a breach at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton plant in Wilmington, North Carolina, that stores coal ash last month contaminate a nearby river? It depends on whom you ask....
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Man dies from bacterial infection after Hurricane Florence

Oct 02, 2018 , CNN Health
A North Carolina man died after contracting a bacterial infection while doing yard work related to Hurricane Florence, according to CNN affiliate WECT....
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P&G brings Tide’s Loads of Hope to residents affected by Hurricane Florence

Sep 26, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Procter & Gamble deployed its Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundry unit, which provides free full-service laundry services, to support relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Read More...
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4-year-old Florence didn't like sharing her name with a bad hurricane. So she did something about it.

Sep 26, 2018 , CNN Health
We all perk up and pay attention when we overhear our name in a conversation. Four-year-old Florence started hearing hers everywhere, including on the TV....
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State Highlights: Ohio Governor Targets ‘Gaps In Our System’ For Reporting Gun Sales; Remnants Of Florence’s Rain Continue To Plague Carolinas

Sep 26, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Ohio, South Carolina, Florida, Utah, D.C., Arkansas, Texas, Iowa, California, New Hampshire and...
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Hurricane power outages may increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning

Sep 22, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Homeowners in North Carolina and South Carolina who lost electricity in the wake of Hurricane Florence need to realize that backup generators and other temporary power sources can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, scientists warn....
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Florence's Lingering Threat: Mold

Sep 21, 2018 , WebMD
Mold-related illnesses are a serious concern following severe flooding in North and South Carolina, say experts from the University of Connecticut School of...
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Florence's Lingering Threat: Mold

Sep 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Florence's Lingering Threat: MoldCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2018 12:00:00...
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After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay Safe

Sep 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay SafeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Hurricane cleanup: How to stay safe when returning home

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Hurricane Florence has come and gone but the risks from power outages, damaged homes and flooding are still very present for some areas. Recovery efforts are underway in North Carolina and other areas hit by Hurricane Florence....
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Pig poop and coal ash a real concern for people in North Carolina floods

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Even after a hurricane's immediate threat of flooding goes away, North Carolina residents could face a host of potential health problems from the water brought by Hurricane Florence -- and from what that water leaves behind. In addition to the usual physical and mental challenges floodwater can typically bring, there is a potential problem for human health that involves some of the state's key industries: hog farming and coal power generation....
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How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Hurricane Florence has begun its assault on the Carolinas. Non-profits have already arrived, helping with shelters and positioning supplies and personnel to provide support for those in need....
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Flooding One of Florence's Big Dangers

Sep 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Flooding One of Florence's Big DangersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Flooding One of Florence's Big Dangers

Sep 15, 2018 , WebMD
Florence's winds have weakened slightly, dropping to between 90 and 100 miles per hour, but weather experts stress that the slow-moving storm will likely dump catastrophic amounts of rain on coastal and inland areas in the coming...
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Clinicians Advised to Prep for 'Huge Challenge' From Hurricane Florence

Sep 14, 2018 , RxList
Healthcare providers and health agencies in the mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states are mobilizing to prepare for what could be the biggest storm to ever make landfall in the Carolinas — Florence — aided in part by the federal government's declaring states of emergency in North Carolina, South Carolina, and...
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UNC Health Care Providing Free Access To UNC Urgent Care 24/7 For Hurricane Victims

Sep 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In order to ensure care for patients in North Carolina during Hurricane Florence, UNC Health Care announced today that it will waive fees associated with its virtual care service, UNC Urgent Care 24/7. This service from UNC Health Care provides patients with real-time access to physicians via phone......
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Hospitals prepare, and some evacuate, as Hurricane Florence nears

Sep 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Hospitals, nursing homes and other medical facilities along the 300 miles of coastline in the potential path of massive Hurricane Florence are preparing the best they can....
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How to Reassure Kids When Florence Strikes

Sep 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: How to Reassure Kids When Florence StrikesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2018 12:00:00...
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