News > How Heat Waves Can Kill
Science | 04/07/2021 04:46 PM | Click to read full article
Heat waves are the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States, not the more photogenic windstorms and floods. Hotter summers from climate change are causing concerns over new dangers to people.
What can overwhelm a person is a heat source that you can neither escape nor counter. What should you do if you think someone is overheated?