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Know What to Do When the Heat Hits

With temperatures soaring into the upper 90’s – and the heat index between 100 and 105 degrees – it’s important to stay hydrated, limit your time outdoors and be aware of the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses. Listen to your body. If you are outside and you start to feel overheated or dizzy, stop […]

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The Kitchen: A Danger Zone?

The News & Observer recently ran a story about common kitchen blunders and how to avoid injury.  Having seen and treated her fair share of burns, cuts and falls, WakeMed emergency physician Dr. PJ Hamilton shared tips on how to ensure safety remains a key ingredient in the kitchen.  Below are a few takeaways from the story.  Read the full article […]

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