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High smoke point

A characteristic of some cooking oils, meaning they don’t easily oxidize from heat and can withstand higher temperatures while cooking.…

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Heavy metals

Metals with a high density that are toxic or poisonous at low concentrations.

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Hypoglycemia

An imbalance of glucose levels (low level) caused by various factors. Signs and symptoms include sweaty or clammy skin, hunger,…

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Human chain

Several individuals link hands and arms to form a line while standing in the water to access a person in…

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Hinge or ginglymus joint

Involves two articular surfaces that restrict movement primarily to one axis. Example: elbow, knee, ankle.

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Heat stroke

Overexposure to heat combined with inadequate rehydration can cause heat stroke, which is a medical emergency. The symptoms are hot,…

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Heat exhaustion

Overexposure to heat combined with inadequate rehydration can cause heat exhaustion. The symptoms are pale, clammy skin; profuse sweating; dizziness;…

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Heat cramps

Overexposure to heat combined with inadequate rehydration can cause muscle cramping (calf cramping is common).

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