Information on dehydration and heat-related illness, presented by Survive Outdoors, Inc.
Dehydration and Heat Stroke
Presents the causes, symptoms, and prevention, from the University of Maryland Medicine.
eMedicine Health - Heat Cramps
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Identifies people most at risk, explains how to stay healthy in hot weather, and lists symptoms and treatment of problems such as heat stroke, heat rash, and sunburns. From the US National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).
Fact Sheet: Extreme Heat
Ways to keep people and buildings cool during a heat wave. From the US Federal Emergence Management Agency (FEMA).
Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment on heat related illness. Presented by eMedicine Health.
What to do when a heat wave strikes. Heat related illnesses and symptoms. The heat index section and its effects is especially important for high risk individuals. From the National Weather Service.
Heat Stroke, Dehydration and Prevention - Cooler Heads Prevail
Uses the story of three hikers to illustrate what can go wrong in the heat. Stresses drinking water and electrolytes. From the GORP Trail Survival Guide.
Tips for staying safe in warm weather, and how to recognize and care for different stages of heat injuries. Includes a glossary of related terms. From the American Red Cross.
How to Prevent Heat-Related Illness in Children
Steps, tips and overall warnings. From eHow.com
HowStuffWorks: How Heat Stroke Works
Brief narrative explains the cause, effect and treatment of heat stroke.
MEDLINEplus: Heat Illness
Resources and fact sheets for dealing with heat related illnesses.
Dead Heat - Why Don't Americans Sweat Over Heat-Wave Deaths?
Raises the question of why more attention is not paid to these preventable deaths. [Slate]
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