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Hundreds Die from Extreme Heat Each Summer

The article “Hundreds Die from Extreme Heat Each Summer, CDC Warns”  in the  Health Day News  talks about how a heat wave can be detrimental to one’s health if proper precautions are not taken.  Each year an average of 658 deaths occur due to severe heat in the United States (Robert Preidt, 2013).  This article helps to explain the risks of severe heat and precautions to be taken to stay safe during the hot summer months.  Heat exhaustion and the more serious heat stroke have specific symptoms and can be dangerous to the old as well as the young (Robert Preidt, 2013).

For more information, click the link below.  http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=170395

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