Biomedical technology

New device detects heat strain in military trainees

In 2020, more than 2,000 U.S. service members experienced heat stroke or heat exhaustion. Such injuries pose a "significant and persistent threat to both the health of U.S. military members and the effectiveness of military ...

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Stay safe in summer's sizzle

Temperatures are skyrocketing across the United States, as the high sky sun bakes everyone who ventures out for some summer fun.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke

As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related ...

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Heat waves hit seniors hardest

(HealthDay)—As much of the Northeast struggles with a heat wave that isn't expected to ease until the middle of this week, here are some expert tips on how to spot heat stroke.

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Ways to avoid heat stroke

Having some fun in the sun is typically a popular summer activity, but it can also be dangerous.

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Keep pets safe from July 4th's fireworks, summer's sizzle

(HealthDay)—Is your dog the type to dive under a bed at the first pop of a firecracker? Is your cat suddenly avoiding stretching out for a snooze in her favorite sunny spot? Although many humans adore the warmer weather, ...

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