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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Children in Hot Cars

For many this is the back-to-school season, but it takes only one hot, scorching day to remind us summer is far from over. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds parents and caregivers that child vehicular heatstroke can occur even on days with relatively mild 70 degrees F temperatures. Go to KidsAndCars to learn more [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Staying Safe in Scorching Temperatures

  Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day Many northern  communities in the United States are used to the winter thermometer dipping into negative numbers, but summer heat can often rival the challenges of a cold, snowy winter. As we move into August, one of the hottest months of the year, [...]

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Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 6/19/14 Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include: Pancreatic Cancer Melanoma Symptoms of Heatstroke Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for script.  

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Expert Alert: Mayo Physician Available to Give Tips on Staying Safe in Scorching Temps

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 2, 2012.  People across the country are experiencing sweltering weather with temperatures and the heat index reaching well into the 100-degree range. While many will take refuge in air-conditioned homes or at a local lake or pool, it's important to remember that the heat can be [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

Running from Dehydration, Heatstroke and Hyperthermia (pkg) Running a marathon obviously takes training and dedication, but sometimes external factors can ruin your run and even make it dangerous. Excessive heat, like we’ve seen in many places across the U.S., is one such factor. Vivien Williams introduces us to a  runner who was taken down by heatstroke just 35 feet from the finish [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Safety Reminders: Heat Wave, Heatstroke and Hydration


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Healthy Heat Wave Reminders: Heatstroke and Hydration

                                                                    (video courtesy: WBBH-TV) On bright summer days we may remember to apply the sunscreen, but we may not remember to give the heat the full respect it deserves. When temperatures soar, Mayo Clinic experts say we need to take precautions. We also need to be on guard for the warning signs of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

The Heat Is On: Be Safe In These Summer Temperatures

Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Emergency Medicine Physician is available to give tips on surviving in this scorching heat People across the U.S. are enduring a sweltering heat wave – with temperatures and the heat index reaching well into the 100-degree range, putting many people at risk for heatstroke and even death.  [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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