Too much exposure to sunlight may cause burns and even skin cancer. Ultraviolet (UV) light, a component of sunlight, is the source of all these risks.
Heat illnesses are conditions that arise when your body overheats. Symptoms range from mild, like muscle cramps, heavy sweating, and rapid pulse, to severe, such as nausea and fatigue. Heatstroke is the most serious form of heat injury and can cause damage to the brain or vital organs, and even death.
You can never be too careful when going outdoors at temperatures over 90 degrees. Fortunately, heat- related illnesses are preventable. Here’s how.
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