Heat Related Illnesses

Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke are heat-related illnesses that are not uncommon when the outside temperatures start climbing into the 90’s and above.  Ann Burchett from the Livingston County Health Center says one of the keys to avoiding those is to avoid dehydration. Burchett suggests drinking plenty of water early and continuing to replenish your body throughout the day. Experts […]

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Everyone Drink! (Water!)

With temperatures forcast to be in the 90s this weekend, officials say it will be important to stay hydrated if working outside. Sarah Wood is a nutrition and health specialist with the University of Missouri Extension Service. Wood says dehydration makes your blood thicker, making it more difficult to flow through your body. That makes it tougher for your body […]

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