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heat exhaustion

5 Tips for Beating the Heat

1. Who is susceptible to Heat Illness? Children under the age of 4 and adults over the age of 65 are at most risk of becoming ill from the heat. Obesity, certain medications, some chronic illnesses and being overdressed all further increase the risk. Today, I’m focusing on kids but the idea is pretty much the same […]

When Kids Get Sick of the Heat

I think I may be going through early menopause, either that or I drank too much champagne last night. Either way, it seems summer is hotter than it used to be. I am already anticipating lots of whining and crying - and my kids aren't going to be happy either. Other than the discomfort, there are reasons to watch your kids in this weather -- on and off the field.

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