Temperatures have skyrocketed into sometimes dangerous ranges this summer. Excessive heat can lead to sunburns, heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Heat exhaustion, a condition which results in the body overheating, is one of the most dangerous heat-related syndromes. 229 more words
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Some like it HOT.
But with toasty Northeast Ohio temperatures expected over the next few days, it’s important that you keep three key things in mind to beat the heat: stay cool, stay hydrated and stay informed. 131 more words
As the mercury rises, so too does the chance for what health professionals call “heat injury”. Know the three stages — heat cramps, heat exhaustion and the potentially fatal heatstroke — and how to avoid them by reading all about it in my latest piece for Yahoo! 9 more words
Fun in the Sun—or Defeat in the Heat?
Did you know that the number of hot days—and warm nights—is increasing? In the U.S., record high temperatures now outnumber record lows at least two to one.1 What can you do to protect yourself in a heat wave—or simply in the hot summer sun? 574 more words