What is a heat stroke?

August 31, 2017 Staff HHSS 0

Heat stroke, also known as sun stroke, is a type of severe heat illness that results in a body temperature greater than 40.0 °C (104.0 °F) and confusion with complications […]

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 […]