News tagged with heat wave
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Treating varicose veins with vein-stripping surgery is associated with higher costs than closing the veins with heat, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bushfires are quite appropriately dominating our nation's concerns during the current Australian heatwave. But for many, the struggle to sleep through soaring temperatures is a personal inferno that dominates ...
Health Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Extreme temperatures during heat waves and cold spells may increase the risk of premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) death, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart ...
Cardiology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Extreme heat continues to plague the nation with many areas seeing record temperatures. Though everyone needs to take precautions when it comes to dangerous heat, its especially important to watch ...
Health Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Summer day-to-day temperature variations may increase mortality risk for elderly with chronic disease, study finds
New research from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) suggests that seemingly small changes in summer temperature swingsas little as 1°C more than usualmay shorten life expectancy for elderly people with ...
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Health costs exceeding $14 billion dollars, 21,000 emergency room visits, nearly 1,700 deaths, and 9,000 hospitalizations are among the staggering impacts of six climate change-related events in the United States during the ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare may be an important key to improving the public health system's ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, according to a New England Journal of ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The moment you step into oppressive heat, the body senses life-threatening danger and starts fighting to keep things cool.
Health Jul 22, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 0
(AP) -- When it comes to the discomfort and health risks of the current heat wave, it's not just the heat or the humidity - it's both.
Health Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The Tristate has experienced a stint of heat waves this summer which have not only included high temperatures but also high humidity that has made the air feel like a perpetual sauna.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- This week's heat wave may be uncomfortable, but you're healthy, active and feel just fine. So what if you're over 65? Think again. Feeling good doesn't mean you're safe.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Forecasters are predicting this weeks heat wave to be one of the hottest this summer. A Loyola physician is available to comment on staying safe.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0