The best way to get a sense of what kinds of emergencies might present themselves in your community is by contacting local chapters of the American Red Cross or offices of emergency management in the region or state. Most large cities will have their own offices of emergency management.
Having insurance doesn’t guarantee good health outcomes, but it is a critical factor.
There has been a transition from a nuclear-annihilation scenario to an isolated-terrorist-nuclear-bomb scenario. But we’re still locked into a mind-set that nuclear war would be so overwhelming that any kind of preparedness would be futile.
Men at forty Learn to close softly The doors to rooms they will not be Coming back to.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
If a severe pandemic materializes, all of society could pay a heavy price for decades of failing to create a rational system of health care that works for all of us.
When children are hungry, sleepy from a night spent fighting untreated asthma, or hobbled by symptoms of undiagnosed illnesses, they are less likely to do well in school.
They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity.
Nuclear terrorism is possible – it may be probable – but is survivable.
Disasters like Oklahoma City and 9/11 were time-limited. The children who were affected psychologically could go to a place of normalcy.