Europe's record heat wave moves toward Greenland, threatening world's 2nd largest ice sheet

Europe's record heat wave moves toward Greenland, threatening world's 2nd largest ice sheet

The hot air that smashed European weather records this week looks set to move toward Greenland and could take the world’s second largest ice sheet close to or below record low ice levels set in 2012, the United Nations said on Friday. Clare Nullis, spokesperson for the UN World Meteorological Organization, said the hot air moving up from North […]

Treating acutely ill patients with too much oxygen can be life threatening, Canadian study finds

Treating acutely ill patients with too much oxygen can be life threatening, Canadian study finds

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning.  If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Oxygen is given to millions of patients around the world every day, but too much of it can be harmful and life-threatening, […]