By Ansa Varughese | May 20, 2013 04:59 PM EDT
The storm system that spanned from Texas to Minnesota claimed the lives of 37 in Moore, Okla., as hospitals receive an influx of injured.
By Ansa Varughese | May 16, 2013 01:18 PM EDT
On Wednesday evening, deadly tornadoes ripped through northern Granbury and touched several other counties to claim the lives of six who were living in Habitat for Humanity homes.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 07, 2013 07:03 PM EST
Heart attack rates are three times higher for New Orleans residents in the Hurricane Katrina aftermath. Survivors of natural disasters are often at higher risk for cardiovascular and stress-related disease.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 07, 2012 12:49 PM EDT
In honor of National Preparedness Month, everyone should take a pledge to be prepared for when a disaster strikes.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 05, 2012 02:29 PM EDT
People are increasingly able to watch global drama unravel as more and more 24-hour news channels and social media websites bring in a constant stream of disturbing footage from war zones in faraway lands, but scientists say that the constant exposure to distressing news could actually negatively impact our long term health.