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FORT BENNING, Ga. (March 20, 2018) -- A team of doctors at the Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia, are working hard on ways to prevent heat-related deaths across the Department of Defense by establishing a heat center on post. Maj. (Dr.) Meghan Galer, the assistant director of the MACH's Department of Emergency Medical Services, has been one of the biggest driving forces behind the establishment and creation of the center, and according to her, prevention must first start with the way people approach heat-related injuries and illnesses. "In an effort to prevent heat stroke, we have this culture of drink water, drink water, drink water. But if you drink too much water, you basically dilute the electrolytes in your body, specifically the sodium," said Galer. "When that happens, fluid shifts in your body, specifically in your brain, and your brain swells,...