Tag Archives: heat

Keeping your cool when it’s hot

Extreme heat is tough for us Minnesotans — but we’re not alone, and we’re pretty resourceful when it comes to dealing with extreme temperatures. When those thermometers rise it’s not uncommon for even the hardiest folks lose their cool. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Keep cool if you have a chronic medical condition

HCMC physicians are advising that people with chronic medical conditions, like those with heart or lung problems, take extra care to avoid extreme heat conditions. “While there is no direct relationship between excessive heat and cardiac arrest, heat exhaustion and … Continue reading

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Don’t be beat by the heat!

Hyperthermia and heat stroke can be life-threatening medical conditions. HCMC health professionals want to remind everyone that the best way to avoid heat-related medical problems is to: Stay cool – if you don’t have air conditioning in your home, go … Continue reading

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