News tagged with heat stroke
Exposure to extreme heat can cause illness and even death for some people. But there are several small steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Extreme heat or cold can cause dangerous and potentially fatal side effects in athletes. A literature review appearing in the December 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) provides an o ...
Surgery Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- It’s already been one of the warmest years in decades and the 90-plus degree temperatures just keep coming. It’s always important to be conscious of weather conditions when you exercise, but ...
Health Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- High school student-athletes need about 10-14 days to acclimate their bodies to the heat stress in preseason practices in late July and August each year and gradual acclimatization to these conditions ...
Health Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Heat-related illness accounts for about 700 deaths a year and is the nations No. 1 weather-related killer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The dangers of heat stroke are ...
Health Aug 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Active children need to be watered with milk. It's a more effective way of countering dehydration than a sports drink or water itself, say researchers at McMaster University.
Health Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Playing sports in hot, steamy weather is safe for healthy children and teen athletes, so long as precautions are taken and the drive to win doesn't trump common sense, the nation's largest pediatricians ...
Health Aug 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- When it comes to the discomfort and health risks of the current heat wave, it's not just the heat or the humidity - it's both.
Health Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- This week's heat wave may be uncomfortable, but you're healthy, active and feel just fine. So what if you're over 65? Think again. Feeling good doesn't mean you're safe.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0