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Hot Fun In The Summertime?

Posted on 06/13/2011 by |Health | Comments

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Given the choice between extreme cold and extreme heat, which would you prefer?

If you were on the East Coast last week, chances are you had a chance to test this theory as your city had record-breaking heat.

Summer may be fun, especially if you’re a heat seeker, but it’s not all fun and games. Heat waves can cause major health problems, like heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and finally, heatstroke. 

How do you know if you’ve got heat stroke, or how you can avoid such non-fun summer setbacks? Since it’s only June, you have plenty of time to test out our tactics to avert heat-related emergencies. Give our heat emergencies info a look, and pour yourself an extra glass of water while you’re at it!

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