Harvard Men's Health Watch

Health tips for the dog days of summer

Summertime, and the living is easy — if you stay healthy, that is. Most men think of winter as the "sick season," but summer's seasonal woes can creep up on you when you least expect them. Here are a few tips for staying cool, dealing with the sun's awesome radiant energy, managing poison ivy, and warding off the insects that like summer as much as you do.

Heat and humidity

Heat can turn an August day into a medical crisis. But with simple precautions, you can stay safe this summer.

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