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Summer Survival with The First Aid Guy on CTV Morning Live. http://t.co/gNy6zHCfdA

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As the temperature rises across Canada again, we're looking for some of the best ideas to help you keep cool. Extensive exposure to heat can lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. These tips and tricks are inspired by kids for kids - or for the kid in you - to help you keep your cool!   Read more here: http://www.redcross.ca/blog/2013/8/keeping-cool-heat-safety-ideas-inspired-by-kids

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  Check out these important tips about heat emergencies from the Canadian Red Cross. http://t.co/yzSsZVrUAi  

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With the temperatures rising it is a good time to remind people about heat emergencies. Certain people are more susceptible to heat emergencies. Babies, children and the elderly and those with chronic illnesses such as heart diseases are less able to sweat and adjust to changes in temperature. Those who spend a lot of time in the sun and heat such as outdoor workers need to be aware of how to protect themselves and recognize heat emergencies. Heat cramps are mild muscle contractions that can become severe. This a first sign that the body's core temperature is rising. Remove the...

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