During pregnancy, the body’s capacity to regulate temperature changes. Here’s how to cool down and the overheating red flags to watch out for.
Looking after a baby during extreme heat events takes a little planning and a lot of patience. Here are some practical steps you can take.
Extreme heat and bushfires bring unique challenges for someone with dementia. Here’s how we can all play a part in helping them stay safe and cool this spring and summer.
Africa has made good progress towards reducing maternal mortality and newborn deaths over the past decade. But climate change is reversing the gains.
Sweating it out can be beneficial for maintaining fitness and good mental health, but it’s not right for everyone.
If you think your medicine may be contributing to overheating, it’s very important you keep taking your medicine. Discuss your symptoms with your pharmacist or doctor.
If you don’t consume enough water, you may experience symptoms of dehydration such as headaches, dizziness, tiredness, low concentration, constipation and a dry mouth.
While RSV can become severe for any child, it poses a particularly serious threat for the youngest babies and for high-risk children.
Studies show that most people who are overweight or obese are also chronically dehydrated.
Waking up thirsty might mean you didn’t drink enough the day before, or perhaps you consumed a diuretic such as alcohol.
After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
No, you’re not imagining it. You can pee more in winter. Mostly, there’s nothing to worry about. But it could be a sign of hypothermia.
Drinking more water can make you feel happier – and not drinking enough may contribute to feelings of anxiety and fatigue.
Our brain is amazing. It tells us when we need to drink more water. And one of the ways it tells us is to make us feel thirsty.
If kidneys could talk, they’d tell you not to overdo the water rule you hear all the time. But since they can’t talk, they do send signals to your body that enough is enough.
If one of your goals is to drink more water this year, then make sure you read this.
As the nation braces for a dangerous heat wave this weekend, a physician offers some tips for staying cool – and reminds us to watch out for older neighbors and friends.
It's increasingly difficult to manage diseases in inner cities.
Most of us get thirsty when we need to drink more water. But there are other tell-tale signs that not all is well.
Yes, it’s hot outside. And football practice is starting for thousands of kids. But coaches and parents should be careful about tellings kids to drink more water. That has been deadly.