Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it produces heat, causing a dangerously low body temperature. Normal body temperature is around 98.6 F (37 C). Hypothermia (hi-poe-THUR-me-uh) occurs as your body temperature falls below 95 F (35 C). Hypothermia can happen to anyone, but it's most common in people who are exposed to cold … [Read more...] about What is hypothermia?
March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month:Where are you most likely to suffer an eye injury? At work … [Read more...] about Where are you most likely to suffer an eye injury? At work
The death of a loved one sets off profound grief that can affect every part of someone's life.According to Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer center, grieving people often feel overwhelmed and unable to tolerate their feelings.Here are seven things that bereaved people should know:1. It will get better. Some studies say there is a two-year grief cycle before life really begins to … [Read more...] about Be aware of the characteristics of grief
Teens are notorious risk-takers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), and they may not consider the consequences of taking risks.Speeding, for example, may not seem dangerous to teens. Car crashes, however, are the leading cause of death among Americans 16 to 19 years old. Forty percent of these accidents are alcohol related. Thirty-four … [Read more...] about How to keep teen drivers safe
Factors that can Transfer Body Heat Body heat can be transferred by radiation, conduction, convection, evaporation, and respiration. Understanding how heat is transferred and the methods by which that transfer can be controlled can help IP keep the body's core temperature in the 96°F to 102°F range Radiation as the Primary Cause of Heat Loss Radiation is the … [Read more...] about Proper Body Temperature