Working out in cooler weather

If you’ve been exercising outdoors lately you might be feeling more like a popsicle after a workout than heart healthy. As the temperatures start to drop many people find it more difficult to get their daily physical activity. Exercising outdoors during the Fall and Winter presents some chilly challenges […]

Simple Science @Heart: Extreme temperatures may raise risk of premature heart-related death

Just a two day “heat wave” may increase the risk of premature heart-related death.

Researchers found that a heat wave – the hottest one percent of temperatures – for two or more days led to increased cardiovascular death risks. The scientists compared heart-related deaths and daily temperatures in Brisbane, Australia, […]