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What is more immediately deadly, UV or Heat

I have tried to find a direct answer to this, but it's very difficult as all results direct me to cancer conversations. Suppose that one is dealing with extreme temperatures and sun exposure; on a ...
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Why does crying make babies hot?

I have been looking into methods of preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) due to overheating during the current heatwave and from reading an article from MedicalNewsToday, Armstrong, (2020) ...
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Can people who are epileptic be more sensitive to heat exhaustion/heat stroke?

Epilepsy is a condition that seems to encompass many possible things: A neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness, or convulsions, ...
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Up to what temperature can you work without damaging yourself?

Currently here in the Netherlands we're having quite warm weather, I work in a greenhouse in which temperature's rise quite fast. I had to work in 40 degrees Celcius (104 Fahrenheit) last weekend. ...
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