Extreme Heat: Emergency Rooms Report Increase in Patients

The extreme heat system scorching the nation is on the move eastward toward major cities today as it impacts airports, tourist spots and emergency rooms. At New York's Statue of Liberty, officials closed the statue's crown area as temperatures inside reached 110 degrees this afternoon. Meanwhile, emergency rooms say they are "stacked up" with patients as the heat dome that has scorched the Southwest and Midwest. "We're up in overall cases by 10 percent every day this week," the Detroit...Full Story
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