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Every summer, thousands of Americans suffer from heat stroke, heat exhaustion and dehydration. Read more

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When a heatwave hits, people tend to make sure children or pets are not left outdoors or in cars for prolonged periods of time, but the elderly – one of the most vulnerable populations – are often overlooked Read more

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Too much heat is not safe for anyone. It is even riskier if you are older or have health problems. Lower your risk of heat-related illnesses with these tips: Read more

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About Extreme Heat Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this, more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. Read more

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If you or a loved one have diabetes, you know how important it is to have a care routine. Yet summer weather, with its high temperatures and extreme storms, can cause problems with that routine and make it more difficult to manage diabetes. Read more

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During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. Read more

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Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Read more

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Summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults and people with chronic medical conditions. Read more

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