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2011-08-05 13:12:00

Recommendations for Teams Practicing for Fall Sports WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent student athlete deaths due to excessive heat, the American Red Cross recommends team officials, coaches and parents take steps to help ensure the safety of their players during extreme heat. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "Keeping athletes safe during extreme temperatures is as important as getting them ready for the upcoming...

2011-07-19 11:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With "feels-like" temperatures approaching or exceeding 100 degrees forecast for parts of Pennsylvania this week, the Department of Health is reminding all Pennsylvanians of important steps they can take to protect their health. "According to the National Weather Service, afternoon heat indices may reach 100 degrees - and possibly higher - between Thursday and Saturday," said Health Secretary Dr. Eli Avila. "We are encouraging all...

2010-07-06 13:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With extremely hot temperatures expected to linger over Pennsylvania for much of this week, Health Secretary Everette James today urged Pennsylvanians to take steps to recognize and prevent heat-related illness. "Those at greatest risk for developing heat-related illness are infants and young children, people over age 65, and those with heart disease, high blood pressure, breathing problems, or chronic conditions," James said....

2006-07-25 07:14:35

By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As temperatures soar during these summer months, the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) advises that athletes, parents, coaches and medical personnel follow their new recommendations for preventing and treating dehydration, heat stroke and other exertional heat illnesses. "Some of the worst heat problems happen with highly trained athletes in their teens and twenties," NATA spokesperson, Dr. Douglas Casa, told Reuters...

2006-07-25 07:45:00

By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As temperatures soar during these summer months, the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) advises that athletes, parents, coaches and medical personnel follow their new recommendations for preventing and treating dehydration, heat stroke and other exertional heat illnesses. "Some of the worst heat problems happen with highly trained athletes in their teens and twenties," NATA spokesperson, Dr. Douglas Casa, told Reuters Health....

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2006-07-25 00:45:00

By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK -- As temperatures soar during these summer months, the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) advises that athletes, parents, coaches and medical personnel follow their new recommendations for preventing and treating dehydration, heat stroke and other exertional heat illnesses. "Some of the worst heat problems happen with highly trained athletes in their teens and twenties," NATA spokesperson, Dr. Douglas Casa, told Reuters Health. Athletes may be able...


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