posted on May 15, 2013 12:26
By Kathryn M. Serbin, MS, BSN, MS
This article is featured exclusively online, in conjunction with the June/July issue of Navy magazine. The weather is changing and as the temperature and humidity rises, so do the risks associated with sun and heat exposure. Dehydration and heat stroke are two common heat-related illnesses that can be life-threatening if left untreated. Children, older adults over the age of 60 and individuals who have chronic medical conditions are particularly susceptible to dehydration.
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