Staying safe in the heat

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  How can you stay safe when the temperatures rise?  Dr. Booker Bush from Baystate Health shared three causes of summer pain.

Common summer problems:

Asthma – Asthma is one of the major illnesses affecting children (and adults) in the Springfield area. How does the air quality in hot weather affect people with asthma and other cardiac/pulmonary diseases.

Exercise – Is it OK to exercise or play sports in the hot weather?

Irritability – Find people more irritable in the heat….more road rage out there, too.

 

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