Tag Archives: Surviving Alone in Alaska (documentary)

Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke

19 Jul

Most Americans know it’s not a good idea to leave small children alone in a car during the summer months because the high temperatures inside of a car can lead to heat stroke. The elderly are susceptible to heat exhaustion. Pets are subject to heat exhaustion. For those who want a refresher about the topic, here are some links:

Mayo Clinic on heat stroke
May Clinic on heat exhaustion
Heat stroke in dogs
Heat stoke and kids in vehicles (safekids.org)
Pets and heat
Heat and aging (pdf)

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U.S. drought biggest since 1956, climate agency says (CNN story)

Stephen Colbert makes fun of “Doomsday Preppers”

Surviving Alone in Alaska (a 52 minute Youtube documentary; shooting a bear, trapping a rabbit, not for the squeamish.)

A nice site (wintercampers.com) devoted to winter camping … to take your mind off the heat wave.

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