Preparing for Extreme Heat: Why Excessive Heat Outlooks, Watches, and Warnings Matter
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When temperatures start to climb, certain groups are more susceptible to health complications than others. Emergency department physician, Troy Madsen, MD, emphasizes the importance of vigilance for individuals who are very young or old, have specific medical conditions, or are on certain medications when the temperature rises. Dr. Madsen also talks about the varying impacts of heat on different people and provides essential tips to ensure everyone's safety in hot weather conditions.