NHS issues weekend heatwave health advice

The NHS Choices website has advised Britons to guard against heatstroke and dehydration as temperatures are due to hit nearly 30C this weekend.

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Heatwave alert: see advice on heat exhaustion and heatstroke; prevention symptoms treatments. Take care this weekend http://t.co/Ra72Xhidux

Key advice includes not leaving anyone in a parked car, staying out of the sun between 11am and 3pm, having plenty of cold drinks and avoiding caffeine and alcohol.

Read the NHS heatwave advice here

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