– If you think it’s hot now, just wait. Across the globe, a pattern is emerging: Periods of extreme heat are on the rise. During these heat waves, high atmospheric pressure pushes air down, sometimes making it difficult for other weather systems to move in and cool the area. This… Continue Reading Heat index, explained: Will temperatures continue to rise in the U.S.? | Just The FAQs

The Food and Drug Administration has declared teen vaping an “epidemic.” Today, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students say they regularly vape using electronic cigarettes. These devices can be as small as a USB drive and cost less than $20. Even the vaping industry itself appears to… Continue Reading Why Juul CEO is apologizing for teen vaping ‘epidemic’ | Just The FAQs

– Russian hacking is no longer just a Cold War movie plot. U.S. officials confirmed Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential elections. According to U.S. intelligence agencies, Russian President Vladimir Putin directed the campaign, which had three elements: online propaganda, stealing documents and leaking them while targeting U.S. state-election systems.… Continue Reading Russian interference in the 2020 election: why you should care | Just The FAQs

When a mosquito bites, it injects you with a tiny amount of saliva. If that mosquito recently fed on a bird infected with the West Nile virus, you might have just received more than a bug bite because mosquitoes don’t just transmit diseases from person to person. They can also… Continue Reading Mosquito season: How to identify symptoms of West Nile virus | Just The FAQs