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Released: 2-Apr-2020 7:00 AM EDT
Wet T-Shirts Provide Effective Cooling for Older Adults during Heat Waves
American Physiological Society (APS)

Research suggests that wearing water-soaked clothing in hot, humid weather may be an inexpensive and effective way to provide cooling and reduce the risk of heat strain in older adults.

Released: 30-Mar-2020 12:15 PM EDT
Extreme, high temperatures may double or triple heart-related deaths
American Heart Association (AHA)

When temperatures reach extremes of an average daily temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit, the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease may double or triple.

Newswise: Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session
Released: 9-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT
Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Noelle Chesley says research isn't clear about the best ways for parents to monitor and regular their children's time using phones, computers and other communications technology.

Newswise: Surviving gameday: Tips to help you make it through the season
Released: 27-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Surviving gameday: Tips to help you make it through the season
University of Alabama at Birmingham

The boys of fall are back, but how your team fares this season could be the least of your worries.

Newswise: Cool Roofs Can Help Shield California’s Cities Against Heat Waves
Released: 14-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT
Cool Roofs Can Help Shield California’s Cities Against Heat Waves
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

A new study by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory shows that if every building in California sported “cool” roofs by 2050, these roofs would help contribute to protecting urbanites from the consequences of dangerous heatwaves.

Released: 13-Aug-2019 11:40 AM EDT
Tips for teens, parents on staying safe during summer months and activities
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Pediatricians share their summer and back-to-school safety tips for parents and teens.


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