Feature Channels:

Summer

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Science

Channels:

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Summer School

Undergraduate Interns Learn From Summer Research

DSC_1264copy.jpg

Thirty undergraduate students from around the country conducted hands-on research at SLAC this summer through the Department of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program.

Medicine

Channels:

Keeping Mosquitoes Away: Insect Repellent and Children

Mosquito-bite-273x300.jpg

Summer is here and backyard barbecues, camping trips and youth camp sessions are in full swing. Amidst all of these fun activities is often a far less welcoming sign of summer: mosquitoes.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

For Many Students, Summer Is the Season for Research

160729-chiarulli-peterson-008.jpg

As an art history major, Allison Smith ’17 understands the need for students to develop visual literacy and visual thinking skills to support their research and scholarly activities.

Life

Education

Channels:

Childhood Hearing Loss, speech and language, Pediatric hearing loss, Cochlear Implant, Hearing Aid, auditory verbal therapy, support services, International

Children with Hearing Loss and Their Families From 15 Countries Benefited From Unique Summer Session Programs

Many regions of the world today still lack ready access to audiology, auditory-verbal therapy and educational support services for young children with hearing loss and their families. JTC’s International Summer Sessions help to address the service gap.

Life

Education

Channels:

Shirley Ann Jackson, Rensselaer, RPI

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson Recognized by Savoy Magazine

jackson-news-rpi.jpg

Savoy Magazine has named Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson among the “Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors” in its summer issue.

Medicine

Channels:

Summer Treatment Program Helps Children with ADHD

Recently, 35 children with ADHD completed the Cincinnati Children’s Summer Treatment Program (STP), a seven week program providing intensive behavioral interventions within a fun-filled camp setting. Children, ages 8-12, learn to improve social skills, manage frustration, and follow instructions while participating in sports and classroom activities.

Medicine

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

University Of The Sciences In Philadelphia, Children's Health, Summer Activities, Heat advisory, Back To School Health, Back To School, Exercise, Summer Exercise, Philadelphia

Health Tip: Ways to Keep Kids Active and Cool in the Peak of Summer Heat

Richards_Karin.jpg

In the dog days of summer it can be easy to let your children sit in front of the television, but as the fall approaches, it is important to get the kids in an active routine. Karin Richards, chair of the Kinesiology Department at University of the Sciences, shares some ways to get your kids exercise without braving the heat.

Medicine

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Drowning, Drowning Death, drowning prevention , Drownings, Water Safety

The Medical Minute: Parental Vigilance Key to Preventing Drownings

More children are coming to hospital emergency departments this summer for drownings or near-drownings, including at Penn State Children’s Hospital, where staff members say they have seen more cases recently than they can recall in several years.

Medicine

Channels:

Health Tips, UT, Ut Southwestern, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, Sunglasses, essential oils, processed foods, Phosphates, summer skin , Skin Protection, health app, Sunscreen protection, Sunscreens

August 2016 Health and Wellness Tips

Health and wellness tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center experts for August 2016

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Olympics, rio 2016 olympics, Olympic Games

Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss 2016 Summer Olympics

iu-in-rio-logo.jpeg

With 2016 Summer Olympic Games set to begin Aug. 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Indiana University experts in economics, public health, media studies, cybersecurity, public and environmental affairs and business and are available to discuss a variety of issues. Topics include Zika and other health concerns for athletes and spectators, how coverage and marketing of the games has changed and how it might frame public discussion on other topics, and Brazil's ability to pull off a successful worldwide event and its long-term futur

Medicine

Life

Pop Culture

Channels:

Safety Tips, Summer Safety, Texas A&M Health Science Center

Health Tips to Have Your Best Summer Yet

2016_Summer_1.jpg

The lazy, hazy days of summer are here! Barbecues, swimming, pool parties, what’s not to love? The only downside: A few environmental hazards follow our fun in the sun, but, don’t sweat it; we’ve got your back. Here’s a few common problems to look out for while you’re out with family and friends.

Life

Education

Channels:

underrepresented minority students, summer research

Underrepresented Undergraduate Students Gain Medical Research Experience in UofL Summer Program

KaylaandMaura.JPG

The Summer Undergraduate Experiences in Biomedical Research program at UofL allows students who are economically disadvantaged, the first in their family to attend college, underrepresented minorities or from underserved areas to spend 10 weeks working in research labs with faculty mentors.

Medicine

Channels:

bounce house, heat safety, Children, overheated, overheat, Hot Weather, Summer

Are Bounce Houses as Dangerous as Hot Cars?

bouncehouse1.jpg

Heat safety issues in bounce houses can put children in danger, according to a new University of Georgia study.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Summer Camp, Life Skills, Burkhart Transition Academy

Experts: Summer Camps Help Prepare People with Autism for Success

Medicine

Channels:

Fall allergies, Acaai, Allergist, Asthma, ragweed allergy

Summer Is Actually the Perfect Time to Think About Fall Allergies

Ragweed3.jpg

Although summer is actually the perfect time to think about fall allergies, many sufferers haven’t gotten the memo. Here are tips from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology for those who need fall allergy relief. First and foremost, start prepping well before fall arrives.

Science

Channels:

Salad Days – Tomatoes That Last Longer and Still Taste Good

Prof-Graham-Seymour-landscapeweb.jpg

The precise mechanisms involved in tomato softening have remained a mystery until now. Research led by Graham Seymour, Professor of Plant Biotechnology in the School of Biosciences at The University of Nottingham, has identified a gene that encodes an enzyme which plays a crucial role in controlling softening of the tomato fruit.

Medicine

Channels:

Heat Wave, heat dome, relative humidity, infants and heat, babies and heat, toddlers and heat, children and heat, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion in kids, heat exhaustion in children

Babies, Toddlers Face Elevated Health Risks Related to Heat Wave

Dennis-Woo.jpg

With a heat dome roasting much of the United States this week, parents of babies and young children are facing unique weather-related challenges. Dr. Dennis Woo, a pediatrician at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, offers 10 tips to protect young children from the heat.

Medicine

Channels:

What to Know About Zika Virus Transmission

How-Zika-Spreads-.jpg

With mosquito season upon us, here are some facts about how the Zika virus is transmitted so you can take the necessary precautions to protect yourself and stay healthy during your summer travels.

Science

Channels:

Godfather of Concrete Discusses How Extreme Weather Affects World’s Most Used Product (and Whether You Can Fry an Egg on It)

Konstantin_Sobolev_Road.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

Dermatlogy, Cancer, Sunscreen protection

Many Skin Cancer Patients Still Too Likely to Sunburn

A recent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins concludes that a substantial number of people with a history of the most frequent kind of nonmelanoma skin cancers still get sunburned at the same rate as those without previous history, probably because they are not using sun-protective methods the right way or in the right amounts.







Chat now!