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Heat Wave - People Advised To Drink More Water With Sodium

Salt Institute warns that drinking too much water without salt can cause water intoxication, a serious, even deadly, medical emergency In a heat wave, everyone knows you need to drink more water. But health experts say you also need more sodium from salt. The Salt Institute, a worldwide authority on salt, advises anyone in extreme [...]

July 6 2011 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Climate Change - Impact Of Heat Waves To Human Health And Mortality Analyzed

Global climate change is anticipated to bring more extreme weather phenomena such as heat waves that could impact human health in the coming decades. An analysis led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calculated that the city of Chicago could experience between 166 and 2,217 excess deaths per year attributable [...]

May 13 2011 | Posted in Health | Read More »