Tag: summer

Thousands evacuated as Wildfire spreading quickest into populated areas

Thousands evacuated as Wildfire spreading quickest into populated areas

June 3, LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — The blaze had burned about 35 square miles of very dry brush in the Angeles National Forest mountains and canyons, some of which hadn’t burned since 1929. The fire was growing so fast, and the smoke was so thick, that it was difficult to map the size, U.S. Forest […]

June 3, 2013 | By More
As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer

As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer

May 26, – Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, but it’s also one of the most preventable, according to doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and experts note that you need to protect your skin […]

May 27, 2013 | By More
Swimming Pools May Pose Hazard for People With Heart Devices

Swimming Pools May Pose Hazard for People With Heart Devices

May 10, The issue: a danger that electrical currents linked to standard pool utilities such as lighting may “leak,” causing a defibrillator to misread the status of a patient’s heart. Implanted cardioverter defibrillators continuously monitor and control a patient’s heart rhythm. With summer approaching, researchers caution that swimming pools may pose a risk to patients […]

May 10, 2013 | By More