Tag: heat

Tourists are feeling the heat—and their bodies may not be able to catch up

This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission. Sign up for their newsletter here.  Throughout June, six tourists died while visiting Greece during an unusually early summer heat wave. While these cases are still being investigated, authorities say that heat stress […]

How runners and cyclists can stay safe in extreme heat

This article was originally featured on The Conversation. When summer starts with a stifling heat wave, as many places are seeing in 2024, it can pose risks for just about anyone who spends time outside, whether they’re runners, people who walk or cycle to work, outdoor workers or kids playing sports. Susan Yeargin, an expert on […]

How to protect your children during heat waves

This article was originally featured on KHN. After more than a week of record-breaking temperatures across much of the country, public health experts are cautioning that children are more susceptible to heat illness than adults are—even more so when they’re on the athletic field, living without air conditioning, or waiting in a parked car. Cases of heat-related […]