Wednesday, January 7, 2009

How Does Urban Heat Effect Our Health? by Corey

As our city heats up, people get hotter too!
Heat Stroke by Takchek.
Our team asked a registered nurse questions about how heat effects the body. Here are the questions and answers we asked:

1.) Do people get heart attacks because of heat related problem?
A: They can, but it's not the first sign

2.) Who is most susceptible from heat?
A: Children and the elderly

3.) What organs are most affected to the heat?
A: The brain

4.) Are the eyes affected by heat?
A: Your eyes may get dry

Click here for more information about heat stroke from the Center for Disease Control.

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