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Excessive Heat Means Birmingham’s Firehouse Shelter Needs More Donations For Homeless

By Gillian Brooks www.WBRC.com Firehouse Shelter has received a tremendous amount of donations after asking for the community’s help. On July 19, the shelter had to send people...

Drew: How to Tell if your Pet is Having a Heatstroke

By Samuetta Hill Drew Recently, while watching television, a commercial sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was featured....

Drew: Risk Factors, Prevention and Treatment for Heat-Related Illnesses

By Samuetta Hill Drew Last week’s article outlined the differences between a heatstroke (sunstroke) and heat exhaustion, along with the dangers associated with them. Part...

Drew: The Difference Between Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion

By Samuetta Hill Drew During the heat of the August sun it is important to know and understand the differences between heat exhaustion and a...