Heat http://waer.org en How to Beat the CNY Heat http://waer.org/post/how-beat-cny-heat <P>With scorching temperatures in Central New York, health officials say everyone should start taking precautions to beat the heat.&nbsp; Drinking plenty of water, avoiding drinks with caffeine or alcohol, taking breaks, and wearing light colored clothes can help residents avoid becoming sick.&nbsp; Residents should first recognize the signs of staying outside in the heat too long, Onondaga Health Department Spokesperson Melanie Droder warns.</P> <P><EM>"Heat exhaustion can include headache, nausea or vomiting, muscle cramping, people may feel faint or light headed. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:42:34 +0000 Max Brady & Valerie Crowder 5083 at http://waer.org How to Beat the CNY Heat