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Healthy Living Highlight
Readers who responded to our
survey last month overwhelmingly
(80%) chose drinking cool liquids as
their favorite low-cost way to chill.
Ice packs, swimming, cool baths
and fans were other popular ways to
beat the heat. Some readers suggested
ways to make your own ice pack by
freezing a water bottle or a plastic bag
filled with rice or dish detergent.
Eighty-nine percent of readers
cited air conditioners as their favorite
“Cold water on the wrists,” suggested one person. “Popsicles!” said
another. And many suggested closing
the curtains and ditching the clothes
for a cool nap during the hottest part
of the day.
Readers give us their hot
Other favorite low-cost ways to cool
Damp cloths or towels (46%)
Spritzing with a spray bottle (30%)
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How do you stay cool during exercise?
I exercise during cooler times of day (62%)
I crank the A/C or fan during exercise (59%)
I “pre-cool” by taking a cool bath or
shower beforehand (12%)
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