TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Sweltering temperatures appear to fuel drug-related hospital visits, a problem that could be worsening with climate change, a new study suggests. “We saw that during periods of higher temperatures, there was a corresponding increase in hospital visits related to alcohol and substance use,Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — As waters warm across the United States and hurricanes and flooding season begins, the odds of being infected by flesh-eating bacteria are also rising, U.S. health officials warn. According to a Sept. 1 health alert from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control andContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Death rates skyrocket during extreme weather events among the most vulnerable Americans, especially those from minority groups. A study looking at hurricanes over more than three decades showed that their impacts varied and were driven by differences in social, economic and demographic factorsContinue Reading