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Tennessee Department of Health Cautions people to Respect the Sun’s Might

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – With temperatures near the 100° mark predicted for parts of the state this week, the Tennessee Department of Health is reminding residents and visitors to “respect the sun’s might” by protecting themselves from excessive heat and intensive sunlight damage.

“When temperatures get as high as they are expected to in the upcoming days, we all need to look out for one another and make sure no one becomes a victim to the heat,” said John Benitez, MD, medical director of the TDH Emergency Preparedness Office.

High Temperatures and Bright Sun Merit Precautions to Protect Personal Health.

High Temperatures and Bright Sun Merit Precautions to Protect Personal Health.

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Clarksville Department of Electricity offers these Tips to help you Save Energy and Stay comforable this Summer

 

Clarksville Department of ElectricityClarksville, TN – With some simple planning and a little bit of effort, you can maintain a comfortable temperature in your home throughout the summer months while keeping your power bills under control.

“There are a number of easy things you can do to help your cooling system operate better,” says Jim Manning of the Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE). “By maximizing the efficiency of your cooling system, you can keep the temperature in you home more consistent and cut down on your air-conditioning costs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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CDE Lightband prepared for the demand on it’s Power Grid

 
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Clarksville, TN – Water conservation? Check

Fireworks ban? Check

Temperatures at record highs? Check

Power failure? Not likely.

While there are no guarantees in life, except death and taxes, CDE Lightband General Manager Brian Taylor says his utility is ready to take on the brutal summer heat, but he still preaches “conservation.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Department of Electricity offers these Tips to help you Save Energy and Stay comforable this Summer

 

Clarksville Department of ElectricityClarksville, TN – With some simple planning and a little bit of effort, you can maintain a comfortable temperature in your home throughout the summer months while keeping your power bills under control.

“There are a number of easy things you can do to help your cooling system operate better,” says Jim Manning of the Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE). “By maximizing the efficiency of your cooling system, you can keep the temperature in you home more consistent and cut down on your air-conditioning costs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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American Heart Association reports Low Vitamin D in diet increases stroke risk in Japanese-Americans

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Japanese-American men who did not eat foods rich in vitamin D had a higher risk of stroke  later in life, according to results of a 34-year study reported in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal.

“Our study confirms that eating foods rich in vitamin D might be beneficial for stroke prevention,” said Gotaro Kojima, M.D., lead author of the study and geriatric medicine fellow at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. «Read the rest of this article»

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