News tagged with heat stroke

Heed the heat during summer workouts

(HealthDay)—People who exercise or play sports outdoors during the summer need to take steps to avoid heat injury, especially heat stroke, an expert says.

Jun 30, 2013
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Physician offers tips on sun safety

The long, lazy days of summer are finally here, and while it's the perfect time to have some fun in the sun, one University of Alabama professor stressed the importance of being smart while enjoying those golden rays.

Jun 26, 2013
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Beat the heat: Exercise safety on hot summer days

(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 ...

Jun 22, 2012
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Heat stroke and exercising in the summer

Heat-related illness accounts for about 700 deaths a year and is the nation’s No. 1 weather-related killer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The dangers of heat stroke are ...

Aug 23, 2011
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Pediatricians: Sports in heat OK with precautions

(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 ...

Aug 08, 2011
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