|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||28 Mar 2006 18:54:57 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Health risks in Katrina's wake"|
Health Business Analysis: Health risks in Katrina's wake
By OLGA PIERCE United Press International March 27, 2006
WASHINGTON -- New Orleans residents who are returning to their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are finding that, although the immediate threat to their safety has passed, health risks remain.
But despite the dangers from the mold and toxic chemicals that Katrina left behind, New Orlean's healthcare infrastructure is still stuggling, with the city's most needy paying the highest price.
As the weather warms, federal authorities are warning of the increased environmental hazards the hurricane, and accompanying flooding, left behind.
For the entire article, see http://www.upi.com/HealthBusiness/view.php?StoryID=20060327-083234-3635r
-- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org
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