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Talking about the Gulf Coast disaster

>I wonder what parents are telling their children about the oil spewing into the Gulf Coast waters. June 20 marked two months since the British Petroleum oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, sending untold gallons of raw oil into the sea and fouling beaches and marshes. President Barak Obama has called it the […]

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Pharmacists in Haiti

Pharmacists in Haiti

We’ve all been inspired by the outpouring of volunteerism related to the Haiti earthquake in January, which has included numerous physicians and clinicians who work here at Children’s Medical Center. But my co-workers and I were particularly touched by a story about a pharmacist trio from Children’s. The three worked 16-hour days in blazing heat […]

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Nurses in Haiti

Nurses find hope in Haiti

As soon as the earthquake hit Haiti, images swirled through the media. Everywhere I looked, photos and videos of grief-stricken and injured people stared back at me. There’s no doubt that the earthquake left the Haitians in a living nightmare. But what I hadn’t seen until now was the amazing resilience and hope in the […]

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