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Heatwave alert: Stay safe in searing temps

As blistering temperatures blanket much of the country, more people are at risk heat exhaustion and potentially fatal heat strokes. One expert offers tips on how to avoid the dangerous effects of record-breaking temperatures.

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Stay safe in summer's sizzle

Temperatures are skyrocketing across the United States, as the high sky sun bakes everyone who ventures out for some summer fun.

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How climate affects health

Over the last few years, we've seen that rising temperatures and extreme weather events can significantly affect the health of people around the world.

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3 tips for preventing heat stroke

As a primary care physician who often treats patients with heat-related illnesses, I know all too well how heat waves create spikes in hospitalizations and deaths related to "severe nonexertional hyperthermia," or what most ...

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Heat alerts may come too late in northern states

(HealthDay)—Hospital admissions for heat-related health problems increase in northern states long before heat alerts are issued, and these higher admission rates occur at lower temperatures than in the South, where people ...

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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 ...

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