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Heat Related Injuries And How To Stay Cool

Who can escape the lure of those long, hot summer days filled with swimming, beach walks and barbecues?

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Beat The Heat: Ways to Be Safe When Temps Soar

Dehydration, sunburn, heat stroke, insect bites, rashes, and lacerations; summer can spell health meltdown with a seemingly endless list of unsightly, uncomfortable, and potentially lethal hazards.

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6 health tips to have your best summer yet

Whether it’s taking the grandkids to the beach or hiking through the trails at your favorite state park, summer activities require some extra precaution.

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How to exercise during hot summer days

Heat injury can be life-threatening. If you take the right precautions, there is no reason you can’t get in some great outdoor exercise, even though the thermostat is on the rise,

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Keep elderly safe from summer heat

It is critically important that adults particularly susceptible to hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses know how to safeguard against problems.

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Heating aid scarce this winter for New England needy

WASHINGTON — Mary Power is 92 and worried about surviving another frigid New England winter because deep cuts in federal home heating assistance benefits mean she probably can’t afford enough heating oil to stay warm. She lives in a drafty trailer in Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood and gets by on $11,148 a year in pension […]

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