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  • Extreme heat: Prevention guide

    Extreme heat: Prevention guide

    (WMC-TV) - Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. Historically, from 1979-2003, excessive heat exposure caused 8,015 deaths in the United States.More >>
    Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat.More >>
  • FAQs about extreme heat

    FAQs about extreme heat

    What happens to the body as a result of exposure to extreme heat?People suffer heat-related illness when the body's temperature control system is overloaded. The body normally cools itself by sweating.More >>
    Frequently asked questions about extreme heat.More >>
  • Tips for preventing heat-related illness

    Tips for preventing heat-related illness

    (WMC-TV) - The best defense is prevention. Here are some prevention tips: Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don't wait until you're thirsty to drink. Warning: If yourMore >>
    The best defense is prevention.More >>
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