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Beating the Brooklyn Heat Wave

Posted Date: 8/8/2012

Beating the Brooklyn Heat Wave





When summer brings record-breaking temperatures, it is important to take the necessary precautions in order to prevent heat illness. Susceptible populations -- such as children, the elderly, and even healthy adults engaged in outdoors activities -- must take even more care to protect themselves.

One of the most essential preventative measures is to stay hydrated throughout the day and avoid caffeine and alcohol. Learn more tips in this video, featuring Dr. John Marshall, Chair of Emergency Medicine.
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