As summer heat cranks up, our appetites may cool off

Summer is in full swing, and some parts of the U.S. have already experienced record-high temperatures. Exposure to extreme heat—the leading cause of weather-related deaths—can lead to heat exhaustion, heat stroke and ...


The best way to cool down quickly and safely in a heat wave

As the heat wave begins to grip the UK and the heat health alert is in effect, people are looking for ways to keep cool and reduce the risk of heat stroke—the most severe form of hyperthermia, with a body temperature above ...


Recognizing heat-related illness signs and symptoms

While heat is the number one weather-related cause of death in the United States, many of these deaths are preventable, says an emergency medicine doctor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

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