Staying Healthy In Triple Digit Temperatures

By Maureen Mespell
By Max Resnik

June 27, 2012 Updated Jun 27, 2012 at 5:32 PM EDT

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- With the heat also comes a risk to your health.

Max Resnik looked into how can you prepare tonight, for a day that could hit triple digit degree temps Thursday.

Heat stroke can be deadly in fact, according to the Centers for DIsease Control, more than 8,000 people died as the result of a heat related illness between 1979 and 2003.

The elderly, infants and people with chronic medical conditions are at the greatest risk.

Symptoms of heat stroke can include things like cramping, rapid pulse, a throbbing headache and nausea.

Click on the video to find out more on how to keep yourself cool and avoid heat stroke.

For more information from the CDC, click here

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