News tagged with cold weather

Does drinking hot tea in summer really cool you down?

I remember as a child, on the rare warm days that we used to get in Britain, my grandmother telling me to "have a cup of black tea … it will help cool you down". As a seven-year-old, this seemed like a crazy idea, especially ...

Jul 27, 2016
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Seniors need to take extra care in the cold

(HealthDay)—Seniors are especially vulnerable to hypothermia during cold weather because their body's response to the cold can be affected by age, medication or medical condition.

Jan 28, 2016
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Take care in the bitter cold

(HealthDay)—As frigid temperatures send much of the northern half of the United States into a deep freeze, doctors say people need to take steps to avoid dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia.

Jan 19, 2016
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Keeping safe in a big freeze

(HealthDay)—As a new cold snap sends temperatures plunging across much of the United States, one expert offers tips on how to stay warm and safe.

Jan 06, 2015
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Dealing with cold weather injuries

(HealthDay)—If exercising outdoors is on your list of New Year's resolutions, don't let the cold weather stop you, suggests the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

Jan 01, 2015
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