Tag: "summertime" at medical news

Portable cocaine sensor developed at UC Santa Barbara

...hool in Santa Barbara, Calif., participated in the summertime Research Mentorship Program at UCSB on this work.Elaine Doctor said, "At first I felt kind of intimidated by all the graduate students who are used to all the equipment, but we caught on really fast and everyone was really helpful. I felt honored to ...

Be warned

Oppressive summertime heat claims more lives than all other weather-related disasters combined, including tornadoes and hurricanes. During 2003, a heat wave across Europe killed as many as 40,000 people. "Heat is a stealth killer," says Dr. Scott Sheridan, Kent State a...

Global warming and your health

...d do more to hurt your health than simply threaten summertime heat stroke, says a public health physician. Although heat related illnesses and deaths will increase with the temperatures, climate change is expected to also attack human health with dirtier air and water, more flood-related accidents and injuries,...

Mailman School of Public Health researchers analyze air quality and weather changes by 2050

...metropolitan area, as well as potential effects on summertime ozone-relateddeaths. For example, ozone-related deaths in a typical summer could increase by 55 deaths across the 31 counties of the New York City Metro area due to climate change alone. County-specific increases ranged from zero to six deaths/summe...

Do people listen to heat warnings?

Oppressive summertime heat claims more lives than all other weather-related disasters combined, including tornadoes and hurricanes. From 1999 to 2003, the Center for Disease Control reported 3,442 deaths resulting from exposure to extreme heat. Heat is a stealth killer...

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