Friday, July 22, 2011

Important Tips to Safely Beat the Heat

With excessive heat warnings in effect this week for more than 30 states, health officials fear that susceptible older Americans may be at risk for illness or death. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 40 percent of heat-related deaths occur in those 65 and older, and men account for two-thirds of these deaths in all age groups.

Here are some very important tips via AARP for anyone that's going to be in hot areas of the Americas this summer.

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