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Heat Tweet: Users Flock to Twitter When Temperatures Rise

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A new study by Florida State University researchers examines the impact rising temperatures have on Twitter activity, and how government officials use the social media tool to warn the general public of heatwave conditions.

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Summer Break: Time to Learn or Time to Let Kids Be Kids?

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FSU Experts Available to Comment on Safe Approaches to Summer Exercise

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Intense Sunburn: What Medicines Are You Taking?

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Known as drug-induced photosensitivity, the condition affects people taking prescribed medications and mimics intense sunburns with severe pain, skin peeling and blistering. People taking antibiotics and antidepressants are most at risk.

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Dietitians Share Tips for Throwing a Healthy Fourth of July Cookout

UCLA Health dietitians Erin Morse and Dana Hunnes share their tips for hosting a healthy but festive Fourth of July party.

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Brain Freeze, Summer

What Causes Brain Freeze

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An ice cream sundae can be the perfect treat to end a hot day. Or maybe a cold smoothie to start the day strong. No matter your choice of treat, these delicious cold foods—and especially beverages—can stop you in your tracks with a good ol’ case of sphenolopalatine ganglioneuralgia—or brain freeze.

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Vanderbilt Doctors Urge Caution with Fourth of July Fireworks

Thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured each year using consumer fireworks. Vanderbilt doctors annually treat burns and eye injuries and even see patients with hearing loss due to fireworks usage.

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American Academy of Dermatology Helps Swimmers Stay Safe in the Summer Sun

Visitors to NYC Parks’ 52 public pools will have access to free sunscreen this summer thanks to the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Travel and Tourism Expert Offers Tips for Easing Stress During Busy Holiday Weekends

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Flip-Flops Shouldn’t Be Your Sole Choice in Summer Footwear

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The simple sandals that produce the unmistakable thwack-thwack sound effect are clearly the warm-weather footwear of choice for many Americans. But they’re simply not a good fit for every activity.







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