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Expert Pitches

WVU athletic trainer offers tips for avoiding exertional heat stroke

When temperatures are climbing, a West Virginia University assistant professor of athletic training says taking precautions like limiting physical activity outdoors — including exercise and lawn work — to early mornings or evenings could be lifesaving.

WVU Extension experts provide summer fire safety advice

May is National Wildfire Awareness Month, and from campfires to grilling safely and all the summer fun in between, West Virginia University experts offer advice on marking fire safety off your seasonal bucket list.

Tick talk, WVU Extension expert offers tips on avoiding ticks

As spring blooms and people spend more time outside, exposure to ticks and the diseases they carry increases significantly. Carlos Quesada, a West Virginia University Extension entomology specialist, is providing helpful information and advice about how to avoid tick bites this season.

WVU unveils new autism resources directory during World Autism Month

To help connect autistic people and their families to important resources more efficiently, the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities has developed a new autism resources directory and interactive map focused on available Mountain State services.