Beat the Heat!
Greater Living - GBMC HealthCarehttps:/www.gbmc.org/greater-living
July 17, 2019
With temperatures and humidity levels soaring, heat-related illnesses should be top of mind. They occur when the body is not acclimated to heat in the environment and excess heat is generated by the body’s level of exertion. Dr. Jeffrey Sternlicht, Department Chair of Emergency Medicine at GBMC, explains the different types of heat-related illness and gives tips on how to prevent them.