Desert Road

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  • ... Last week's piece on surviving desert heat came out just as it was established that two tourists who'd died ... is strenuous work, even if you wait until sunset to do it, and you may find yourself stranded for more than a day. It's trivially ...
  • The heat's on across the West this week, and the deserts bear the brunt of ... 120s in low-lying urban areas. That kind of heat is dangerous, and even after the heat wave passes those of us in the ... of pretzels or beef jerky or what have you. If you do get dehydrated and overheated, heat cramps are a likely first ...
  • ... quite thirsty when you first bring it home. Before you do anything else with it, trim about half an inch off the trunk, straight ... slow the drying process. #4 Keep greenery away from heat sources and bright windows. Display your greenery away from heating ...
  • Needing a caregiver is not inevitable. Three "super seniors" share the secrets to staying healthy and active in their 80s and 90s. ... In the latest installment of our special series on aging and elder care in partnership with "Your Turn to Care," three "super ...
  • Is procrastination actually healthy ? The Arts Shink weighs in. ... your questions. Dear Arts Shrink, Why do I always clean the freezer when I have a creative deadline? -GT, ... and passive procrastination which mostly involves sitting on the couch. Active procrastination, like cleaning the freezer, gets you out ...
  • Sometimes heat -related illness may sneak up on you unaware, or you may find ... keep yourself comfortable and healthy . (Go ahead and do it now: we'll wait.) But sometimes heat -related illness may sneak ... when hot weather has gotten the better of them. Prevention is always better than first aid, but there are a few things you can do to ...
  • ... I learned in college -- right before figuring out how to do my own laundry; right after realizing that girls and boys don't share a ... tad south of $100. But pulling the hungry shopper routine is not only dangerous for your bank account, it's also bad for your health. ...
  • ... the economy gets sick, how does it affect public health? On this week's SoCal Podcast, story editor Saul Gonzalez interviews Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding to find out. Fielding is the Director of the Department of Public Health for Los Angeles County. ...
  • ... hot, use fans and some "Chinese Thinking" to beat the heat . [scald=27348:kl_image_original_context ... pride. However, when I am not bouncing around or spinning on a stationary bicycle, I hate sweating. Last summer I was in New York ... I categorize my Sweat Levels. Nervous Sweat and is similar to Trapped With a Blind Date Sweat. Heat Wave Sweat is ...
  • ... them continue living at home. According to WISE, the idea is based on the "village" concept that got its start in Boston. In an exclusive Web ...

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