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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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  • 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

    6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:42:32 GMT
    U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.More >
    Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.More >
  • Northern California wildfires show slower growth

    Northern California wildfires show slower growth

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:00:58 GMT
    The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.More >
    The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.More >
  • Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

    Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:10:13 GMT
    The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.More >
    Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night.More >
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