News tagged with heat illness

Gas heater link to child illness

Gas heaters used for home heating have been found to increase the risk of respiratory illnesses in young children, according to the latest research from the University of Auckland.

Dec 20, 2016
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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 especially prevalent ...

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 group says.

Aug 08, 2011
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