The emergency is over. The crisis done. So why are you so on edge? Why does a siren make you flinch? Why does your daughter hide under the bed every time the wind blows? Why does your son cry when it rains -- and almost as much as the rain?Read Full Story
Natural disasters are difficult enough to manage as adults -- both practically and emotionally. If they scare you and you don’t understand them, just imagine how scary and confusing they can be for kids! Kids need help understanding what natural disasters mean. As scary as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and other phenomenon are, you can help your kids understand natural disasters.Read Full Story
Earthquakes don't just occur in California! Nobody on the East Coast anticipated the recent earthquake and fortunately, damage was minimal and life wasn't greatly disrupted. But what if a serious earthquake hit? Are you prepared? Check out our tips for preparing for an earthquake -- just in case.Read Full Story
If you watch or read the news, doom and gloom abound. It's easy to let fear or helplessness set it. Rather than feel like you have no control, take initiative in 2011 to be prepared for an emergency. Where do you start and what do you need to keep your family safe in case of a disaster?Read Full Story
Following the devastating earthquake in Japan last month, which caused explosions at the Fukushima nuclear plant, we’ve been hearing a lot about radiation – how much has leaked, how far it will reach and what the immediate and long-lasting effects are going to be. Though the initial panic over radiation has waned and the levels of radiation that have been detected in the US are very low, SheKnows turned to Dr. Carolyn Dean, ND, medical director of the Nutritional Magnesium Association, for some answers about what the health effects of radiation are and what can be done about it.Read Full Story
A 7.2 earthquake centered in Baja California, Mexico, was felt throughout Southern California and even in neighboring states of Arizona and Nevada, where such temblors are rare. The quake struck at 3:40pm (PST) on Sunday, April 4, 2010 and lasted 30-40 seconds.Read Full Story
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