(HealthDay News) -- Heat-related illness is preventable, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Whether you're just hanging out or working in the heat, it's important to know the signs of heat stroke:
- Body temperature of more than 103 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Hot, red, dry or damp skin.
- Headache, dizziness, nausea and confusion.
- Fast, strong pulse.
- Loss of consciousness.
If you think you or someone you love is experiencing heat stroke, call 911 and move the person to a cooler place. Do not give the person anything to drink.
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