ERs Not Overheating, but Physicians Wary of Heat Wave

As temperatures creep into the triple-digits in northeastern states, emergency departments are anecdotally reporting an uptick in heat-related illness, but nothing serious or catastrophic, physicians say. Medical centers from Boston to Washington, D.C., report seeing more cases of dizziness, weakness, nausea, and other symptoms of heat exhaustion, as well as worsening of chronic illnesses including asthma and cardio-obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) -- but so far no surge in deadlier...Full Story
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