Surviving the HEAT!

Beat the Heat this Fourth

Summer has come with a vengeance in most of the U.S. Nearly all expected health-related injuries can be prevented. PositiveTip: Things you can do to prevent a trip to the emergency room or worse: Drink plenty of water all day day--even if you are not thirsty. Avoid drinking alcohol and caffeinated drinks. Wear lightweight, light-colored, and loose-fitting…

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To Drink or Not to Drink – That Is the Question

A recent newspaper article highlighted the bravery of a 5-year-old boy who saved his grandfather's life. The old man had worked all day in the Florida sun without taking the time to drink anything. Over dinner his grandson noted that he looked pale and tired. By supper time, the old man was sitting on the…

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