Thursday, May 3, 2012
Don’t overheat; high temperatures spark safety tips – ConnectAmarillo.com
When it comes to heat, Wednesday was a record-breaking kind of day. It heated up to 95 degrees, breaking the previous record of 93 degrees, set back in the 1960′s.
“You may suffer heat exhaustion without knowing that you have an acute problem,” said Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Physician, Dr. Whit Walker. “Typically, you’re a little bit worse at two o’clock than you were at noon, a little worse at four o’clock. These things happen gradually in a lot of cases and if you’re dehydrated, you may be confused.”
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