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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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  • Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires

    Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:38:32 GMT
    Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.More >
    Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling...More >
  • Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

    Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:14:38 GMT
    A strong earthquake has shaken eastern Mexico, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injury.More >
    A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injury.More >
  • Correction: California Wildfires story

    Correction: California Wildfires story

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:35:35 GMT
    Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.More >
    In a story July 27 about California Wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park. They were fixed-wing airplanes...More >
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