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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.