News tagged with warm temperatures

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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Hypothermia and older adults

Frigid weather can pose special risks to older adults. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some advice for helping older people avoid hypothermia—when the body gets too ...

Jan 07, 2014
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Preoperative warming does not appear to be beneficial

(HealthDay)—Prewarming devices do not seem to affect patients' postoperative temperatures, nor do they reduce the proportion of patients who experience postoperative hypothermia, according to two studies published in the ...

Apr 01, 2013
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Indoor marijuana grow operations pose healthy threat

(Medical Xpress)—Houses and other buildings used to grow marijuana indoors contain high levels of mold, which could pose a health threat to residents living there and law enforcement agents investigating them, according ...

Sep 17, 2012
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