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Stanford scientists test links between extreme weather and climate change

A new four-step “framework” aims to test the contribution of climate change to record-setting extreme weather events. After an unusually intense heat wave, downpour or drought, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group inevitably receive phone calls and

Some need to reduce blood pressure medication in hot weather

Many people take medication for blood pressure control. But there have been many reports suggesting (i) that dosage should be reduced in hot weather and (ii) a need for long-term individual studies.  This paper presents a case