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heat

Sensible steps for cold-weather woes

When temperatures plummet, children and older adults are among those at increased risk of hypothermia.

Sore? Ice first, then heat

You don't need strong medicine or fancy gadgets to ease your pain—just a bag of frozen peas and some patience.

The fan—friend or foe?

Your go-to tool in a hot spell might do more harm than good.

Keep your cool in dangerous heat

Be aware of heat-related illness and follow these top tips for handling this recent blast of high temps.

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

Sound the asthma alarm

Summer draws nigh, bringing with it a host of troubles for those with asthma and allergies.

Wet your wintry eyes

Some simple steps can protect your peepers from the painful itching and dryness brought on by winter conditions.

Heat stroke—the athlete’s summer foe

Coaches, parents and players should all recognize the unique limitations of the human body on hot, humid days.

Drink up!

We all need water for a healthy life, but how much?

A silent, deadly invader

The risk of carbon monoxide poisoning increases in cold months. Don't become a statistic.

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