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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...

Drew: Beating the Summer Heat While Pregnant-Part II

By Samuetta Hill Drew Pregnancy and extreme heat equal uncomfortable conditions for pregnant women. Last week’s article reviewed some cooling tips to help pregnant women...

Drew: Inexpensive Ways to Have Fun and Stay Cool This Summer

By Samuetta Hill Drew Summer is the time of year individuals, as well as families, like to take advantage of the outdoors, school closures and...

Drew: All hands-on deck – boating safety

By Samuetta Hill Drew Another activity many enjoy during the dog days of summer is boating. Sailing on the lake, gulf or ocean can be...

Best summer safety measures for swimming and children

By Samuetta Hill Drew Staying cool during sizzling southern days and swimming go hand and hand. It is not uncommon for Southerners to jump into a pool for...

Drew: Swimming Safety and Children

By Samuetta Hill Drew As stated in last week’s article, with scorching temperatures during the summertime comes various water activities people engage in to stay...

Drew: Stay Safe This Summer When Snorkeling

By Samuetta Hill Drew Summer is now official, and temperatures are beginning to spike. As temperatures climb to the mid and upper 90° Fahrenheit people...

Drew: Part III: Measles, Your Child and Your Summer Plans

By Samuetta Hill Drew This is the final article in the series about protecting your child at home and abroad when on summer vacation. It...

Drew: Part II: Measles, your child and summer plans

By Samuetta Hill Drew Last week’s article reviewed the seriousness of the measles disease and why. It also addressed possible health ramifications for children who...

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