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Zahran & Peek Study Link between Fetal Distress & Hurricanes

Funded by CSU’s  School of Global Environmental Sustainability, a team of CSU social scientists analyzed long-term health statistics regarding Hurricane Andrew in 1992.  “We observed noticeable spikes in the proportion of infants born distressed for all racial groups that correspond with the onset of the hurricane,”  Zahran said.

The full story can be read at  http://www.today.colostate.edu/story.aspx?id=4673

Also, click to read USATODAY, October 23, 2010