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Medical & First Aid

Keeping Cool Outdoors

keeping cool outdoors

Whether your hiking, walking, camping or playing outside, it's important to regulate your temperature.  Keeping cool outdoors, can make a hot day more bearable and prevent severe medical distress.

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Sun Protection

protection from the sun

  Sun burn is bad even during the best of times. Too much sun can lead to illness and sun stroke, and can be fatal. What are our options for sun protection?

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Avoid the Ebola Virus

avoid the ebola virus

  Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a severe acute viral illness often characterized by the sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, headache and sore throat. This is followed by vomiting, diarrhea, rash, impaired kidney and liver function, and in some cases, both internal and external bleeding. Laboratory findings include low white blood cell and platelet counts and elevated ...

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