Yes It's Hot! Hot! Hot!
Summer has set in with its usual severity.”—Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), English poetLetter, May 9, 1826, by essayist Charles LambThe weather forecast of a rainy Holy Week is a fluke. Our skin knows hot weather can’t be delayed anymore than the exodus out of the cities. So let’s assume the weatherman is wrong or just partly right. Makes sense still to write about heat emergencies.Common causesHigh temperatures or humidityProlonged or excessive exerciseHeavy, layered clothingAlcohol use (causes dehydration)Medication such as diuretics (given in hypertension, usually)Summer means dehydrationWould you know if you’re dehydrated? …
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Publication information: Article title: Yes It's Hot! Hot! Hot!. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: April 4, 2009. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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