Surviving the Dog Days of August: Protecting At-Risk Individuals From Intense Summer Heat

Fall is fast approaching, and with it, a much-anticipated transition from heat and humidity to cool, brisk weather. Before lower temperatures arrive, however, we may need to endure a few more brutally hot days. Summer heat isn’t just uncomfortable; it can be downright dangerous for vulnerable individuals. Issues such as dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke become more common as the temperature spikes — and often, just a few degrees are enough to place vulnerable people at risk. Thankfully, it’s possible to avoid such problems — even on the hottest, most uncomfortable days. Keep reading to learn whether you or your…

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