summer http://wwno.org en Love NOLA: Summertime And The Living's Air-Conditioned http://wwno.org/post/love-nola-summertime-and-livings-air-conditioned <p>When it comes to summer in New Orleans, I feel a lot like Goldilocks.</p><p>Now calm down people.&nbsp; I’m not talking about donning a blonde wig and sleeping in a row of bears’ beds.&nbsp;</p><p>I haven’t done that in years.</p><p>What I AM talking about is air conditioning.&nbsp; Specifically, finding the right temperature for your home during those looooooong summer months when New Orleans turns into one big oven.</p><p>The way I see it, you have three choices.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 21:38:17 +0000 Brett Will Taylor 37505 at http://wwno.org Why You Should Keep Medicines Out Of Summer Heat http://wwno.org/post/why-you-should-keep-medicines-out-summer-heat As <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/07/06/156369399/how-hot-is-it-all-you-need-to-see-are-these-two-maps">record-breaking temperatures</a> sweep the nation, it's hard to keep anything cool, especially if the power goes out.<p>And, try as you might, it's hard to find health products — from prescription drugs to over-the-counter pain relievers — that don't caution against storage in high temperatures.<p>The labels on many products specify storage at room temperature. What does that mean? Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:05:00 +0000 Jessica Stoller-Conrad 15507 at http://wwno.org