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2008-10-13 03:00:34

By Webster, Richard A Since Hurricane Katrina forced the closure of Charity Hospital three years ago, the New Orleans area's remaining medical facilities have struggled financially to care for hundreds of thousands of uninsured patients.

2008-10-02 15:00:52

The ExxonMobil Foundation announced today a donation of $1.6 million to launch a pilot program in four New Orleans public high schools to help students prepare for college.

2008-09-05 15:00:31

The Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust has been established to meet the needs of some of those people in Canterbury who are no longer on any waiting list and do not have the personal finances to seek the medical help they require.

2007-06-04 09:00:43

By O'Neil, Robert M; Cook, Norma C; Finkin, Matthew W; Henry, Myron S; Et al I.

2006-06-26 19:37:53

By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans may take until the end of the year to develop rebuilding plans for all the neighborhoods of the storm-savaged city, Mayor Ray Nagin said on Monday, dismissing criticism that the process is dragging.

2006-03-01 22:23:13

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said on Wednesday he was shocked by video showing U.S. President George W. Bush being told the day before Hurricane Katrina hit that the city's protective levees could fail.

2006-03-01 20:01:43

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said on Wednesday he was shocked by video showing U.S. President George W. Bush being told the day before Hurricane Katrina hit that the city's protective levees could fail.

2006-02-14 17:10:00

By Kim Dixon NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hospitals in this hurricane-ravaged city have begun to revive six months after Katrina forced closings and mass evacuations and industry officials say man-made as well as natural obstacles have made the recovery a tough challenge. HCA Inc., the biggest U.S.

2006-02-01 13:00:34

CHICAGO (Reuters) - HCA Inc., the nation's biggest hospital operator, said on Wednesday it will reopen Tulane Medical Center for limited service in February, becoming the first hospital to reopen in downtown New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina decimated the city.

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2005-10-14 05:05:00

While still dealing with those left dead or homeless by Hurricane Katrina, cities and towns torn by the storm are now turning their attention to another disastrous loss: years of research that could have yielded important medical and scientific knowledge over the coming decades.


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  • The governor of a province or people.
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