Electric fans may exacerbate heat issues for seniors

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 12:51 in Physics & Chemistry

Using electric fans to relieve high levels of heat and humidity may, surprisingly, have the opposite effect for seniors, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center heart specialists suggests. The heart rate and internal temperature of seniors exposed to 107 degree Fahrenheit temperatures and increasing humidity levels climbed even higher when they tried to cool […]

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