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A hot weather plan is essential to staying healthy

High temperatures stress the body, leading to thousands of heat-related illnesses and deaths every year in the US. Learn when hot weather becomes dangerous and how to create your own hot weather safety plan.

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Food poisoning due to Salmonella bacteria sickens an estimated 1.35 million people in the US every year. Many of the foods this sneaky bacteria lurks in are raw or undercooked. And a surprising variety of foods have been implicated in the stomach upsets and even hospitalizations that may follow: basil, cantaloupe, ground beef, nut butters, chicken nuggets, and plenty more.

What are the symptoms to watch for and how should you treat them?

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