Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

During a heat wave, high indoor temperatures can also prove dangerous

During hot weather—like the wave of 90-plus-degree days that Philly will experience this week—most of the public's attention is focused on skyrocketing outdoor temperatures that can cause serious medical complications ...

Health

Baby on board? Don't let the heat put you in peril

With summer temperatures soaring, pregnant women need to be extra cautious to avoid heat-related health issues. The body's natural cooling mechanisms are already working overtime during pregnancy, making it more difficult ...

Health

Wildfire smoke and understanding the health risks

With wildfires becoming more frequent and extensive in Canada, it's important for people to understand the health risks of wildfire smoke. An article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) aims to provide information ...

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