Stay Cool in the Hot Summer Heat
Heat Related Illnesses
Barnes-Jewish physician offers tips to help prevent heat related illnesses
With the temperature around 98 degrees and a heat index in triple digits, doctors are taking measures to help prevent heat-related illnesses.
"If the summer stays as hot and dry as predicted, we will see an escalating number of heat-related illnesses in the emergency department," says Joseph Primrose, MD, emergency medicine physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
According to the Missouri Department of Health