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Water is best defense against heat-related ills

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Although temperatures have waned slightly from the high 90 and 100 degree days of the weekend, people could still suffer from a heat-related illness.


"The main thing is to drink plenty of water and don't wait until you're thirsty," said Wadena County Public Health Director Karen Nelson.

Eight to 10 glasses of water a day is the normal amount to drink but when it's hot, people should drink even more, she said, and coffee doesn't count.

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