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2014-10-30 20:22:21

SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 40 million tourists visit recreation areas above 7,800 feet in the Western United States each year.

2010-12-17 13:33:25

Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova was hospitalized for pulmonary edema—fluid build-up in the lungs—while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, drawing attention to the high risk of acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high altitude pulmonary edema among climbers of high peaks.

2010-08-03 02:35:49

If summer travel plans include high altitude conditions, it is important to take proper precautionary measures to prevent sickness.

2009-08-13 00:43:59

Taking dexamethasone, used in the treatment of high altitude cerebral edema, may improve exercise capacity in some mountaineers, Swiss researchers said. Lead authors Dr.

2009-08-11 12:37:08

Taking dexamathasone prophlyactically may improve exercise capacity in some mountaineers, according to Swiss researchers. Dexamathasone, known popularly to climbers as "dex," has been used for years to treat altitude-related symptoms in mountaineers


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