Health Problems

Stroke care gains in Puerto Rico falter after Hurricane Maria

A project aimed at improving the inequalities in stroke care between Puerto Rico and the mainland did just that—until Hurricane Maria roared ashore last September and further hobbled the territory’s already inadequate health care system, experts say. Researchers at the University of Miami started the Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities knowing stroke patients […]

Pet Care

Inside the ASPCA's Response to Hurricane Florence

In the wake of Hurricane Florence, ASPCA responders remain on the ground in North Carolina to continue to assist animals displaced by the storm and the communities impacted. In the past week, we’ve conducted animal search-and-rescue, brought food and supplies to pets in need, and worked tirelessly alongside local agencies to provide emergency sheltering for […]