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The Morning Sun

 •  September 18

McLaren Central Michigan Emergency Department donated three core body thermometers to local schools this week. Sacred Heart Academy, Vestaburg and Mt. Pleasant Public Schools are all recipients of the new thermometers that will be utilized to follow new Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS) treatment guidelines instituted by the National Athletic Trainers...

The Morning Sun

 •  September 4

With a new school year starting, fall sports will include hundreds of middle and high school students in the mid-Michigan area. Exertional heat stroke is one of the leading causes of sudden death during sport-related activity, and McLaren Central Michigan in Mt. Pleasant recently donated equipment that could save lives. The McLaren Emergency...

The Morning Sun

 •  August 2

To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.0 or greater is installed. Know this, concussions and brain health are complicated matters. Also, be award that reading one sensationalized headline can be misleading. That’s what happened when the medical journal JAMA released a report on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE,...

The Morning Sun

 •  July 10

“I feel great, coach. Put me back in.” These are words that could end a young life. Yes, a football player suffering heat exhaustion will feel a lot better after a 30-minute break, but if he’s still in uniform and pads, the athlete actually is cooking inside his gear and is closer to death than he or his coach may realize. That’s what two juniors...