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NIH Gives Advice Hyperthermia For Older Adults
2014-07-03 03:40:07

National Institutes Of Health During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, has some tips to help mitigate some of the dangers. Hyperthermia is an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms in the body to deal with the heat coming from the environment. Heat stroke, heat...

2012-07-11 23:03:42

American Cooling and Heating Provides Tips On How To Keep Cool During This Summer's Heat Wave Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 With record temperatures this summer, consumers are looking to keep their air conditioners running well while finding other solutions to beating the heat. Scottsdale AZ A/C Service Expert American Cooling And Heating is here to help. This June brought record temperatures to the Phoenix and Scottsdale regions, sparking not only repeat trips to the pool, but...

2008-08-01 18:00:04

By Amanda Lee Myers PHOENIX - In recent years, deadly heat waves have killed dozens to hundreds of people at a time in various U.S. cities, often catching local officials unprepared. Climate scientists say more killer heat waves lie ahead with global warming, and city officials are taking note. A number of cities - especially those hard-hit in the past, such as Chicago, Phoenix and Philadelphia, Pa. - now get aggressive when a heat wave emerges. They open cooling centers, hand out water...

2008-07-21 12:01:26

By Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jul. 21--Cooling sites are open around the region to help people cool off during today's heat advisory. Highs will top out in the upper 90s and the afternoon heat index is expected to reach near 105 degrees. A heat advisory is issued when high temperature and humidity levels are expected to make it feel like it is 105 degrees or hotter. People in the advisory area are advised to avoid prolonged work in the sun or in poorly ventilated areas. Keep...

2008-07-11 18:00:34

As temperatures continue to climb toward the 90s and beyond, the Columbia/Boone County Health Department is urging people to allow caution and common sense to dictate how much time they spend outside. The health department has set up eight cooling centers around town where people can get out of the hot weather and have access to drinking water. The following places are open to the public as cooling centers during normal business hours: - Activity & Recreation Center, 1707 W. Ash...

2008-07-08 12:00:00

By Keith Reid, The Record, Stockton, Calif. Jul. 8--The combination of wildfire smoke and a heat wave, which forecasters predict will bring temperatures as high as 108 degrees to Stockton this week, has prompted Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to activate California's plan for excessive heat emergencies. The state's heat emergency plan is designed to raise public awareness, open state-owned facilities as cooling centers and make sure hospitals are prepared to care for people susceptible to...

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