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  • Signs, symptoms of heat-related illnesses

    Signs, symptoms of heat-related illnesses

    Monday, June 2 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-06-02 18:08:36 GMT
    Heat Cramps Muscle spasms or cramps are an early warning sign of heat illness. Immediately get to a cooler place and rest. Lightly stretch the affected muscle. Drink 1/2 a glass of water every 15 minutes. HeatMore >
    Read the signs and symptoms of heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.More >
  • Ways to protect yourself from extreme heat

    Ways to protect yourself from extreme heat

    Monday, June 2 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-06-02 17:55:04 GMT
    Ways to protect yourself from extreme heat: Avoid strenuous activity on hot days. Limit activities to the coolest part of the day (4 a.m. to 7 a.m.). Rest often in shade. If active between 11 a.m.More >
    Ways to protect yourself from extreme heat, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.More >
  • People most at risk in heat

    People most at risk in heat

    Monday, June 2 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-06-02 17:44:10 GMT
    Who is most at risk during excessive heat warnings? People age 65 and over People with heart disease or high blood pressure People taking certain medication for depressions, insomnia, or poor circulation PeopleMore >
    Who is most at risk during excessive heat warnings?More >
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  • Wash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homes

    Wash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homes

    Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 AM EDT2014-08-23 07:45:26 GMT
    An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.More >
    An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.More >
  • Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes

    Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:14 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:14:58 GMT
    Officials in an area of north-central Washington scarred by massive wildfires say heavy rains unleashed mudslides that damaged or destroyed 10 homes and blocked highways.More >
    Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday.More >
  • Woman set reservation fire to give friends work

    Woman set reservation fire to give friends work

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:46:06 GMT
    The U.S. Justice Department said Friday an Oregon woman pleaded guilty in May to starting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation last year because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.More >
    A woman is to be sentenced next month for setting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.More >
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