This summer promises to be a hot one. Learn the signs of heat related illnesses, and to protect yourself and your children from what could be dangerous, life-threatening consequences.
Last weekend, my mother, daughter and I were lounging next to the pool at a spa resort, relaxing after a distance race. I didn't finish that race, having succumbed to heat exhaustion no 3/4 of a mile away from the finish line. Even though I'm an experienced marathoner and train in hot weather, I'm no more immune to heat-related conditions than anyone else.
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