Heat Stroke

A lazy summer day can quickly turn dangerous when temperatures rise too high. If your body can’t keep itself cool, you can be at risk for heat exhaustion or, worse, heat stroke.

Marilyn J. Heine, MD—an experienced emergency room doctor—discusses the signs of these dangerous heat-related illnesses and how to prevent them. Also, find out if you are in a group at high-risk of heat stroke or heat exhaustion and get special advice on avoiding these illnesses.


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