Too Hot to Handle
- Tips to help those with diabetes beat the heat. // New York Amsterdam News;7/7/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 27, p25
The article offers tips for diabetics on how to avoid serious health problems due to heat, in which they need to avoid extended sun exposure, always check blood sugar levels, and drink a lot of water.
- Keep Your Cool. Thornton, Jim // Field & Stream;Aug2005, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p34
This article presents information on heat exhaustion. Howard Backer, past president of the Wilderness Medical Society and an expert on environmental heat illnesses said that the main symptom is that one just can't sustain the activity he is doing. In this regard, heat exhaustion is a healthy...
- Urgent Care: Heat-Related Problems. // Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care;2005, p28
Presents health care tips for heat-related problems. Signs and symptoms of heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke; Emergency medical assistance; Self-care tips.
- Hyperthermia: a hot weather hazard for older people. // Functional U;Jul2003, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p15
Provides information on ways how older people can avoid health problems often caused by hot weather conditions. Health and lifestyle factors that may increase risk of heat-related illnesses; Symptoms that may be experienced by people with hyperthermia; Treatment for heat exhaustion.
- Local home destroyed by fire. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);7/10/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p1
The article reports on the fire that hit a two-storey house in Whitney, Texas on July 6, 2013 wherein firefighters at the 2604 Volunteer Fire Department battled to extinguish it for four hours which led to some of them treated for heat exhaustion.
- Who's at risk from heat exhaustion? // Graham Leader;7/31/2011, Vol. 135 Issue 100, p4A
In this article, the author discusses factors of heat exhaustion as well the its treatment, and identifies the people at risk of such condition.
- Little folks and heat stroke. Deas, Gerald W. // New York Amsterdam News;7/7/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 27, p25
The article offers information about heat stroke in children, in which it advises that the person must be moved to a cooler place when heat exhaustion occurs.
- A New Exertional Heat Illness Scale. Kleiner, Douglas M. // Athletic Therapy Today;Nov2002, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p65
Presents the Kleiner Exertional Heat Illness Scale, which was designed to provide an objective assessment of heat-illness severity. Inherent problems in the categorization of heat-related illness into heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke; Background information on heat illness;...
- hot fun in the summertime. McGlashan, Lara // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness Hers;Aug2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p116
Presents tips on treating heat injuries. Discussion on heat cramps; Description of heat exhaustion; Tips on enjoying outdoor activities despite of the heat during summer.