The Orion

Avoiding heat-related illnesses

Brittney Patera, MS, RD Sports Dietitian and Chico alumna, discusses the importance of staying hydrated to avoid heat-related illnesses. Photo courtesy of Brittney Patera.

Sarah Strausser

August 30, 2015

It was a hot spring day on the track when Kayla Lawson, junior business project management major, noticed one of her teammates beginning to shake and feel dizzy. She knew as soon as she saw her that she needed to be seen by the trainer, Lawson said. The trainer later confirmed that the weak an...

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