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3 Tips to Prevent Heat Stroke

Posted 6/15/2017 by UHBlog

3 Tips to Prevent Heat Stroke

When temperatures heat up this summer, ensure your employees follow these safety precautions to prevent heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses.

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Top 8 Summer Health Tips

Posted 5/18/2017 by UHBlog

Top 8 Summer Health Tips

With rising temperatures comes an increased risk of heat-related illness for seniors. Learn the signs of heat stroke and how to stay safe this summer.

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4 Natural Ways to Stay Cool

Posted 7/20/2015 by UH Blog

Many of us enjoy the fun, outdoor activities of summer. But if staying cool and comfortable through the scorching hot, humid weather is tough for you, perhaps it’s time to take a holistic approach to cooling down.

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Temperatures Rising: Training in the Heat

Posted 5/26/2015 by UHBlog

If the heat’s getting you down, see your doctor. It’s only natural to want to take advantage of the warm weather by getting in some extra training outside. But with temperatures on the rise, your favorite outdoor activities may be detrimental to your health. Exercising or participating in sports in extreme heat can lead to serious conditions, such as heat illness or heatstroke. The first sign of trouble is excessive sweating, says sports medicine specialist James Voos, MD. “...

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Too Hot to Handle: Be Safe in the Summer Heat

Posted 5/22/2015 by UHBlog

Do you know how to avoid hot weather hazards? Ask us. Summer heat waves are coming. While extreme heat can be dangerous for anyone, it can have a dire effect on you if you're over 65. According to geriatric medicine specialist Taryn Lee, MD, aging bodies have a more difficult time regulating internal temperature, leading to overheating and potentially life-threatening illnesses. “When you’re older, physiologically you’re not as good at adjusting to changes that might happen...

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