What to Look For: Symptoms of Overheating and Heat Exhaustion

Feeling the heat? When left untreated, heat exhaustion can progress to the point of heatstroke; a serious life-threatening condition. Heat exhaustion is characterized by a body temperature greater than 103°F. High body temperatures could cause brain or vital organ damage. Instead of leaving yourself or others at risk, it helps to know the signs of … Continued

3 Camping Safety Tips for Happy Camping

Camping is s very popular activity, and that popularity is increasing. Millenials now make up 40% of all campers.  As camping becomes more widespread, safety knowledge needs to as well. Getting back to nature is fun, but it can get dangerous if you’re not careful. The average camper may find themselves dealing with any number of … Continued

Sprain vs. Strain: What’s the Difference?

Are you feeling pain on your ankle? Is there a discomfort on your hamstring? Millions of Americans suffer from joint pains. The causes also vary, depending on people’s activities and lifestyles. Roughly 30 million Americans composed of children and adolescents engage in sports activities. About 3.5 million under age 14 receive treatment for sports-related injuries. … Continued