Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke The Dog Days of Summer are here, and that means the risks for heat exhaustion and heat stroke are rising, along with the temperature, with seniors particularly at risk. Older folks don’t adjust as well to changes in temperatures as younger people do, making them prime targets for […]

As the World Warms, Antarctica Cools

As the World Warms, Antarctica Cools

As the World Warms, Antarctica Cools One of the most rapidly warming places on Earth in the past 50 years has actually cooled in the past 20 years, according to the latest research Temperatures on the Antarctic Peninsula have reversed course, dropping by an average of about 0.5C per decade since the late 1990’s while the rest […]

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool Seniors, children and people with chronic health problems are at higher risk for heat-related illness and death, especially in large cities, according to Dr. Robert Glatter an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “Those who have high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, kidney […]