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Released: 13-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST
‘Tis the season to get vaccinated: How to stay healthy through the holidays
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

With virus cases rising and the holidays nigh, three expert from University of Michigan Health give their top 12 tips for avoiding or reducing the impact of COVID-19, flu, RSV, pneumonia and whooping cough in adults and kids.

Released: 15-Nov-2023 11:20 AM EST
From Farm to Newsroom: The Latest Research and Features on Agriculture

The world’s total population is expected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050. This rapid increase in population is boosting the demand for agriculture to cater for the increased demand. Below are some of the latest research and features on agriculture and farming in the Agriculture channel on Newswise.

Released: 27-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
The sunscreen paradox: McGill University researchers warn of ‘false sense of security’
McGill University

Sunscreen is important, says Dr. Ivan Litvinov, but it is also the least effective way to protect your skin when compared to sun protective clothing and sun avoidance

Released: 24-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Residents unprepared for wildland fires, face barriers in implementing prevention measures: York U study
York University

Individual and social factors contribute to lack of preparedness, despite many available residential wildfire mitigation and educational programs, study reveals

Released: 5-Oct-2023 2:55 PM EDT
Clearinghouse Highlights Aging, Climate as Interlinked Risks
Cornell University

Record-breaking summer heat focused attention on climate change, but Cornell University experts say too little has been paid to its intersection with another critical trend: the world’s rapidly aging population.

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Released: 9-Aug-2023 11:15 AM EDT
Summer Safety: Keeping Your Cool in the Heat

Climate change has supersized summer heat this year, with Southern California expected to again reach more than 100 degrees mid-month. Along with the rise in outdoor temperatures, physicians are seeing an increase in heat-related illnesses following weeks of unrelenting hot weather.

Released: 8-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Mind what you eat and drink. Food and Water Safety stories for media.

The latest headlines from the Food and Water Safety channel on Newswise.

Released: 27-Jul-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Nurturing a Summertime Staple
Virginia Tech

Summertime is synonymous with fresh berries, and there may be no better place to be on a sunny day – besides the beach – than a berry-picking patch. Berry production is a $6 billion industry in the United States, and Virginia has been become a key contributor with a suitable climate and soil types for growing blueberries and blackberries, in particular.

Newswise: Medical expert offers 11 outdoor safety tips to shield against summer hazards
Released: 24-Jul-2023 1:20 PM EDT
Medical expert offers 11 outdoor safety tips to shield against summer hazards
Virginia Tech

Cranking summer fun up to 11 first requires sensible safeguards against summer hazards. Dr. Stephanie Lareau, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, shares 11 safety tips for keeping summer plans fun and safe.

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Released: 18-Jul-2023 11:00 AM EDT
How to Stay Safe Outdoors this Summer: Tips from a Pediatric Trauma Surgeon
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Brendan Campbell, MD, MPH, FACS, of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and Connecticut Children’s offers key tips to keep safe while enjoying the outdoors this summer.

Released: 11-Jul-2023 2:00 PM EDT
Know how to deal with this scorching summer
University of Miami

University of Miami faculty experts share ways for us to beat the hot temperatures as they continue to set records.

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Released: 10-Jul-2023 10:40 AM EDT
Summer Safety: How to Avoid Hiking Hazards

Record rain this winter wreaked havoc on Los Angeles area hiking trails, damaging roads and dumping snow at lower elevations than normal. As the weather heats up, and the last of the snow melts, day hikers should plan ahead to avoid on-trail hazards caused by the unusually heavy rainy season.