heat cramp

What is a heat cramp?

August 17, 2017 Staff HHSS 0

Heat cramps, a type of heat illness, are painful and involuntary muscle spasms that usually occur during heavy exercise in hot environments.  Is the result […]

Why do we get sunburn?

June 29, 2017 Staff HHSS 0

Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects the skin, that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, commonly from the sun. Common symptoms include red […]

How do sunscreens work?

May 4, 2017 Staff HHSS 2

Sunscreen, also known as suncream or sunblock, is a topical product that reflects some of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation to protect the skin against […]