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A Clear Path to Safety: Keeping Our Backs Healthy and Our Walks Snow-Free

( - West Orange, NJ, January 6, 2018 – Mother Nature’s New Year’s resolution apparently involved better acquainting people with snow. Residents as far south as Florida have had the chore of clearing winter precipitation.

Feb 6, 2018 - 9:48:18 AM

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Global Warming and Zombie Pathogens

( - Are "zombie pathogens" on the rise due to global warming, as has been reported? Are they a threat to humankind?

Feb 2, 2018 - 11:45:10 AM

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Getting Ready for the Summer Sun with 'green' Sunscreens

( - Although it's been a tough winter for many people in the U.S., summer is coming. And that means backyard barbeques, fun on the beach and, of course, slathering on sunscreen.

Jan 31, 2018 - 9:06:06 AM

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Trying to Avoid Severe Winter Blues (VIDEO)

( - It’s not uncommon for people to feel sluggish or moody during the winter months.

Jan 17, 2018 - 2:14:09 PM

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning During Winter Months

( - On January 4, 2018, a 13-year-old girl died and dozens of people were injured by carbon monoxide poisoning in Perth Amboy, NJ.

Jan 8, 2018 - 10:53:48 AM

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Arctic Grip Brings Frostbite Fears and Other Weather-related Worries (VIDEO)

( - Much of the U.S. is facing severe winter storms and subzero temperatures. And one of the first concerns, if you're outdoors, should be frostbite.

Jan 5, 2018 - 7:03:23 AM

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Winter Storm Poses Risk for Seniors

( - OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 4, 2018  -- As a winter storm threatens the East Coast, Home Instead Senior Care is encouraging us all to help senior loved ones and neighbors stay safe in the snow and extreme cold temperatures.

Jan 4, 2018 - 3:20:46 PM

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That Feeling in Your Bones

( - Rainy weather has long been blamed for achy joints. Unjustly so, according to new research from Harvard Medical School.

Dec 14, 2017 - 9:49:37 AM

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5 Facts About Winter Health

( - So you went out in the cold with wet hair. Now, as your Mom may have warned, you're bound to get sick. Right? Wrong.

Dec 14, 2017 - 9:06:19 AM

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Cold Hands and Frigid Digits

( - When snowflakes swirl and the wind chills to the bone, warm woolen mittens may top your list of favorite things. But when the mitts come off and you're still offering a cold handshake....

Dec 14, 2017 - 8:55:39 AM

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Winter Running Tips

( - The downside of resolving to exercise more is that just about everyone else is doing the same thing.

Dec 14, 2017 - 8:46:58 AM

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Tips for Helping Your Lawn Survive the Winter

( - We need to tuck our lawns in for their long winter’s nap so that they will wake up lush and healthy in the spring

Dec 6, 2017 - 3:03:58 PM

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Avoid Surprise, Winterize

( - As the weather gets colder, winterizing your vehicle should be a top priority.

Nov 10, 2017 - 1:25:13 PM

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Property Owners Can Protect Their Homes From Hurricane Damage

( - No state is more prone to hurricanes than Florida—for Floridians, it’s not “if” but “when” the next hurricane will strike. Then, once the storm passes through, the real work of recovery begins.

Oct 19, 2017 - 8:47:09 AM

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Emergency Department Doctor’s Storm Cleanup Reminders (VIDEO)

( - Following big storms like Hurricane Irma, emergency departments see an uptick in people who have injuries related to cleaning up.

Sep 15, 2017 - 10:56:35 AM

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Red Cross Prepares for Hurricane Irma While Expanding Relief Efforts for Harvey

, Sept. 5, 2017 -- The American Red Cross is getting ready to respond as powerful Hurricane Irma nears the United States and its territories, while continuing to help people impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Sep 5, 2017 - 3:18:19 PM

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Essential Tips For Weather Preparedness

( - Weston, FL; September 4, 2017―With the Atlantic hurricane season well underway and the winter storm season fast approaching, it’s time to prepare survival essentials should your area be affected.

Sep 4, 2017 - 11:58:02 AM

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Heat Emergency (VIDEO)

( - Extreme heat can be dangerous. Every year, thousands of people suffer symptoms of heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Jun 23, 2017 - 9:36:37 AM

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Molecular Pilot Light Prepares Body’s Heating System for the Cold

( - PHILADELPHIA – As we bask in the summer heat, it is easy to take for granted that humans are also prepared for the cold of winter.....

Jun 15, 2017 - 12:03:30 PM

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Threatened Communities Stocked with Emergency Medicine at Hurricane Season's Start

, June 7, 2017 -- With the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season officially underway, Direct Relief announced it is prepositioning emergency medicine and medical supplies in nine vulnerable U.S. states....

Jun 7, 2017 - 10:34:41 AM

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Measuring the Human Impact of Weather

( - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms.

May 18, 2017 - 11:24:00 AM

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Preparedness For The 2017 Hurricane Season Starts With Simplicity

( - The 2016 hurricane season ended a decadelong landfall drought in Florida. Hurricane Hermine struck Florida’s north coast in early September....

May 11, 2017 - 8:22:05 AM

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Red Cross Responds to Deadly Severe Weather Across Six States

, May 1, 2017 -- The American Red Cross is on the ground across six states, helping people affected by record severe storms, flooding and tornadoes which hit the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley regions.

May 1, 2017 - 1:30:18 PM

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Looking for ‘fingerprints’ at the Intersection of Weather and Climate

( - New Haven, Conn.—Scientists have found the seasonal “fingerprints” of Arctic sea ice, El Nino, and other climate phenomena in a new study that probes the global interactions between weather and climate.

Mar 13, 2017 - 9:11:16 AM

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Winter Weather and Potential Hazard to the Spine

( - West Orange, NJ, December 20, 2016 - Some people welcome the dip in temperature with excitement. But many worry about the hazards of winter weather, winter chores and winter sports.

Dec 20, 2016 - 10:33:52 AM

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Dangerous Cold Threatens Much of U.S.; Red Cross Issues Lifesaving Steps to Combat Weather

, Dec. 15, 2016 -- Most of the country is facing dangerously cold temperatures this week, along with a winter storm from the Plains to the Northeast this weekend.

Dec 15, 2016 - 8:35:41 AM

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Salt Storage Barns: The Key to Safe Winter Roads

( - For most of us, if we ever think about salt storage, the salt shaker on our table probably comes to mind.

Nov 18, 2016 - 2:43:43 PM

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Help Your Car Weather The Storm

( - Now is a good time to ready your vehicle in preparation for rough weather conditions ahead.

Oct 17, 2016 - 12:05:47 PM

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6 Tips For Filing An Insurance Claim After Hurricane Matthew

, -- Insurance adjusters, catastrophe personnel and mobile claim centers have already been deployed to staging areas along the East Coast

Oct 10, 2016 - 7:16:54 AM

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Survival Tips for AFTER the Storm: Keep your Family Safe and Avoid Deadly Dangers

( - WASHINGTON, D.C. – All eyes are on Hurricane Matthew as the deadly storm takes aim at the southeastern coast. Millions from Florida to the Carolinas are in its path and hundreds of thousands are already without power.

Oct 7, 2016 - 2:56:24 PM

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Keeping People and Pets Safe in a Hurricane

( - With deadly Hurricane Matthew battering the Caribbean and expected to move into the United States, American Humane’s rescue team is mobilizing and issuing lifesaving tips to keep people and pets safe before, during and after the storm.

Oct 5, 2016 - 3:49:08 PM

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Beat the Heat This Week

( - Temperatures are soaring into the 90s this week, and along with the heat comes a warning of unhealthy air quality resulting from elevated levels of ozone pollution in the air.

Jul 7, 2016 - 1:21:12 PM

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Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts June 1

( - AcuWeather Global Weather Center - June 2, 2016 AccuWeather reports experts are calling for an above-normal hurricane season this year with 14 named storms forecast for the Atlantic basin.

Jun 2, 2016 - 10:09:20 AM

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Hurricane Season Begins

( - The North Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local statistics that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts.


Apr 28, 2016 - 3:08:25 PM

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New Heat Wave Formula Can Help Public Health Agencies Prepare for Extreme Temperatures

( - COLUMBIA, Mo. (Feb. 25, 2016) - Extreme heat can pose several health risks, such as dehydration, hyperthermia and even death, especially during sustained periods of high temperatures.

Feb 25, 2016 - 2:50:31 PM

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Rounds of Showers, Severe Storms to Swipe at Eastern and Southern US Through Friday

( - AccuWeather Global Weather Center - June 30, 2015 - AccuWeather reports two disturbances tracking eastward from the Plains will bring bouts of showers and thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley, East and South through the rest of the week.

Jun 30, 2015 - 5:43:13 PM

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Tips On Helping Your Yard Warm Up To Spring

( - With winter finally behind us, it's time to focus on getting your yard prepped and ready to enjoy! Here are some tips that can help make your time and effort more productive and rewarding.

Apr 18, 2015 - 4:14:15 PM

Weather Issues
Preparing Your Car For Rough Weather Ahead

( car can really take a beating from cold, wet weather, so it makes sense to take a few precautions.

Nov 20, 2014 - 3:42:56 PM

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Springlike Relief to Follow Winter's Early Debut in Eastern Half of US

( - AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- 19 November 2014 -- AccuWeather reports following waves of arctic cold and snow, more typical of January, a few days of springlike weather are on the way for the South, Midwest and Northeast starting this weekend.


Nov 19, 2014 - 2:13:33 PM

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As Winter Approaches, Switching to Cleaner Heating Oils Could Prevent Health Problems

( -
With temperatures dipping, homeowners are firing up their heaters. But systems that require heating oil release fine particles outside that could have harmful health effects. Regulations to curb these emissions in New York City, however, could save hundreds of lives, a new study has found. The report in the ACS journalEnvironmental Science & Technology may have ramifications for the entire northeast, the country's largest consumer of heating oil.

Nov 19, 2014 - 10:34:08 AM

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