Health

Extreme heat safety tips for older adults

As older adults age, their ability to regulate body temperature becomes increasingly more difficult, especially during hot summer months. The heat can have a significant, rapid impact on them—and it can even happen within ...

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 ...

Health

Keep cool to be heart-healthy in extreme heat

Record high temperatures are bringing summer heat early this year around much of the U.S., and the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, is urging people to take extra steps to protect ...

Health

For outdoor workers, extreme heat poses extreme danger

Working outdoors during periods of extreme heat can cause discomfort, heat stress, or heat illnesses—all growing concerns for people who live and work in Southwestern cities like Las Vegas, where summer temperatures creep ...

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