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  • Rita
  • cybercrime of Bottom Friction, Wind Drag Coefficient, and confidential growth in skills of Hurricane Rita Storm locus neighboring SWAN + ADCIRC Modelby Muhammad K. Akbar, Simbarashe Kanjanda and Abram MusinguziJ. (prigsbee.com)
  • regarding WAves Nearshore + ADvanced CIRCulation), to eliminate the single-chain publisher of Hurricane Rita( 2005). (prigsbee.com)
  • symptoms
  • Storm-related CO poisoning was defined as storm-related inhalation of CO that resulted in symptoms of CO poisoning. (cdc.gov)
  • In North Carolina, a reported increase in persons presenting with asthma symptoms was postulated to be caused by exposure to mold ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • As to how hazardous mold can be, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) warns that some molds can produce mycotoxins, the EPA observing … "Many symptoms and human health effects attributed to inhalation of mycotoxins have been reported including: mucous membrane irritation, skin rash, nausea, immune system suppression, acute or chronic liver damage, acute or chronic central nervous system damage, endocrine effects, and cancer. (counterpunch.org)
  • Expanding upon the study's conclusions of AChEi linkage to GWI, one might theorize that exposures to comparable levels of AChEis, in non-Gulf War settings, could potentially yield symptoms resembling those of GWI. (counterpunch.org)
  • The signs and symptoms of CO exposure are variable and nonspecific. (utoledo.edu)
  • With a focused history of patient activities and health symptoms, exposure to a CO source may become apparent. (utoledo.edu)
  • Assess symptoms and recent patient activities that point to likely CO exposure. (utoledo.edu)
  • Harvey
  • The US Air Force is spraying 6 million acres in Texas with potentially harmful insecticides, as the state tries to rid itself of swarms of mosquitoes nesting in flooded areas after Hurricane Harvey. (rt.com)
  • Hurricane Harvey, which began as a Category 4 storm, dumped more than 40 inches (1,000 mm) of rain on parts of Texas over the course of four days. (rt.com)
  • For Hurricane Harvey, we see that most of the damage in the Houston area was due to inland flooding caused by record breaking amounts of rainfall in Southeast Texas. (exponent.com)
  • As the energy capital of the country recovers from flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, the oil and gas industry will begin to assess the impacts to its infrastructure and ask the question: What additional threats need to be considered due to Hurricane Harvey? (exponent.com)
  • The unfortunate truth is that multiple threats may have been created and/or magnified by Harvey, some of which may require an immediate response. (exponent.com)
  • When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in August, industrial facilities in the state shut down, then reopened a few days later. (news-medical.net)
  • developmental
  • Pesticide Action Network (PAN) states that long-term impacts of Naled exposure can be serious - particularly for children - as it is a hormone disruptor and a reproductive and developmental toxin. (rt.com)
  • Dr. Ellis and Dr. North have established a birth cohort in Kingston, Ontario, of approximately 400 mother/child pairs, to examine the connection between environmental exposures and the developmental origins of asthma/allergies. (asthmaallergieschildren.com)
  • Florida
  • In response to a request from the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, an investigation was begun into possible workplace exposures related to waste shredding operations at the South Dade Disposal Site (SIC-4953), Goulds, Florida. (cdc.gov)
  • The past several weeks have seen unprecedented hurricane impacts across the Caribbean islands, Texas, and Florida. (exponent.com)
  • microbial
  • Microbial exposure is a concern because wastewater treatment plants, residential septic systems, municipal sanitary sewer systems, and agricultural operations can be affected by flood waters and can contaminate flooded areas. (cdc.gov)
  • A study ( 1 ) after Hurricane Katrina determined that microbial contaminants, specifically fecal coliforms, were elevated and considered consistent with levels detected historically in typical storm-water discharges in the area. (cdc.gov)
  • Microbial survival in soil and the resulting potential for human exposure is difficult to predict because of natural variability in those environmental factors and varying microbial susceptibilities. (cdc.gov)
  • Due to different microbial responses to the environment, providing universal guidance is difficult. (cdc.gov)
  • fungal
  • Recent research has focused on the role of microRNAs (miRNAs) following fungal exposure and is overlooked, yet important, group of regulators capable of influencing fungal immune responses through a variety of cellular mechanisms. (frontiersin.org)
  • To assist in navigating this rapidly evolving field, the aim of this review is to describe miRNAs in the framework of host recognition mechanisms and provide initial insight into the regulatory pathways in response to fungal exposure. (frontiersin.org)
  • When mold spores are present in abnormally high quantities, they can present especially hazardous health risks to humans after prolonged exposure, including allergic reactions or poisoning by mycotoxins , or causing fungal infection ( mycosis ). (wikipedia.org)
  • asthma
  • Dr. Alexis leads the Sample Acquisition and Repository Core for the University of North Carolina Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, where he uses induced sputum to study inflammation in the lung associated with air pollution exposure, in close collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency. (asthmaallergieschildren.com)
  • Studies have shown that a correlation exists between the probability of developing asthma and increased exposure to Penicillium . (wikipedia.org)
  • Andrew
  • During this second investigation at the site, Hurricane Andrew destroyed much of the facility and the surrounding community, thus limiting the study. (cdc.gov)
  • Risks
  • Due to many variables, health authorities should characterize potential health exposure risks posed by flood waters on a case-by-case basis. (cdc.gov)
  • health effects
  • This report provides information on how to limit exposure to mold and how to identify and prevent mold-related health effects. (cdc.gov)
  • Evidence is included about assessing exposure, clean-up and prevention, personal protective equipment, health effects, and public health strategies and recommendations. (cdc.gov)
  • There are also questions about health effects of combined exposure to the chemicals that make up crude oil and the strong UV light of the Gulf. (wordpress.com)
  • Mold exposures have a variety of health effects depending on the person. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • In addition to providing poison center call data, TDSHS also provided CDC with information on storm-related deaths with CO exposure listed as the cause of death. (cdc.gov)
  • While some debate continues over the cause of increased hurricane activity, there is little question that warming waters in the Atlantic are fueling the storms. (ohsonline.com)
  • Exposure to these pathogens can cause illnesses ranging from mild gastritis to serious diseases such as dysentery, infectious hepatitis, and severe gastroenteritis ( 4 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Exposure to mold may also cause heightened sensitivity depending on the time and nature of exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • potential
  • In addition to the potential for exposure to oil, dispersants and other chemical mixtures, residents in the Gulf region are experiencing economic hardship, job loss, resettlements and other forms of psychological distress which may all adversely impact health and quality of life. (nih.gov)
  • When I was watching the news this past hurricane season, I couldn't help but think of all those flooded homes and their potential for mold growth . (vinehealthcare.com)
  • See information on personal protective equipment for potential exposures to Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever). (3m.com)
  • The association between PM2.5 exposure and heart structure and function was estimated using multivariable linear regression, a form of statistical modelling which adjusts for potential factors that could influence the relationship such as age, gender, diabetes and blood pressure. (enn.com)
  • humans
  • The toxic sludge killing oceanic wildlife by the thousand will soon be hovered inland by hurricanes, threatening animals and humans alike. (oil-price.net)
  • storm
  • This report describes the results of that analysis, which indicated that one data source, Texas poison centers, received reports of 54 persons with storm-related CO exposures during the surveillance period. (cdc.gov)
  • These findings underscore the need for effective prevention messages during storm preparation, warnings, and response periods regarding the correct use of generators and the installation and maintenance of battery-powered CO detectors. (cdc.gov)
  • For this analysis, a storm-related CO exposure was defined as evidence of inhalation of CO (e.g., self-reported activation of a CO detector) that was related to the storm. (cdc.gov)
  • neurological
  • Many studies have also linked prenatal exposure to OP pesticides to neurological harms, including increased risk of autism and reduced IQ levels, as it may cross the placenta if it is in the bloodstream of a mammal. (rt.com)
  • Regulation
  • OSHA has issued a final rule (March 2016, OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Regulation - 29 CFR 1926.1153) for America's workers, limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica, a substance OSHA has stated can increase the risk of developing silicosis, lung cancer and kidney disease. (3m.com)
  • high
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding clinicians seeing patients from the areas affected by Hurricane Florence to maintain a high index of suspicion for CO poisoning. (utoledo.edu)
  • levels
  • The COHgb level must be interpreted in light of the patient's exposure history and length of time away from CO exposure, as levels gradually fall once the patient is removed from the exposure. (utoledo.edu)
  • struck
  • On September 13, 2008, Hurricane Ike struck the coast of Texas, leaving approximately 2.3 million households in the southeastern portion of the state without electricity ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • risk
  • As the first people on the scene, emergency response crews and early response volunteers face an increased risk for asbestos exposure in the wake of a natural disaster. (asbestos.com)
  • Exposure risk to microbes in soil after a flood event can be influenced by emphasizing the importance of personal hygiene. (cdc.gov)
  • guidance
  • This guidance was developed for public health authorities, emergency response managers, and government decision makers. (cdc.gov)
  • workers
  • It's intended that the spraying will prevent mosquito-borne diseases and prevent emergency response slowdowns by workers inundated by biting insects. (rt.com)
  • Wearing safety gear and using proper asbestos abatement methods help reduce the asbestos exposure to workers. (asbestos.com)
  • A pressing question is how to ensure the health and safety of response workers - a question being asked with the specters of the Exxon Valdez, World Trade Center, and Hurricane Katrina looming large. (wordpress.com)
  • Addressing these needs quickly will facilitate response efforts and the ability to protect the health and safety of victims and response workers. (3m.com)
  • Many of the workers suffered from burn injuries, broken bones and smoke inhalation-four of them critically. (beasleyallen.com)
  • waters
  • In 2006, sea surface temperatures of Atlantic waters, where many hurricanes form, were a record 1.7 degrees above the 1901-1970 average. (ohsonline.com)
  • According to a recent study by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), global warming accounted for about half of the hurricane-fueling warmth in Atlantic waters, while natural cycles were a smaller factor. (ohsonline.com)
  • winds
  • While cranes are designed for winds that might be expected during a short construction period, Hurricane Irma winds in many areas exceeded these speeds. (exponent.com)
  • study
  • Sponsored by the National Center for the Study of Preparedness & Catastrophic Event Response (PACER), a DHS Center of Excellence, an updated version of EMCAPS is scheduled for release in 2011. (ohsonline.com)
  • emergency response
  • James Scheulen, chief administrative officer for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine, recognized a need for a technology like EMCAPS when he was attending an emergency response drill several years ago. (ohsonline.com)