Coping with Code-Red Heat

With Code Red heat alerts extended through Tuesday and temperatures hitting 90 degrees and up, the heat can be uncomfortable and potentially dangerous. In the following news stories, University of Maryland Medical Center experts weigh in with their tips on how to deal with the hot weather.

UMMC Pediatrician Dr. Richard Lichenstein: How to know if the hot weather is making your kid sick, via ABC2NEWS.

UMMC Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Benjamin Lawner interviewed about heat symptoms on WJZ-TV.

Stay safe with hot weather health tips from UMMC Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Michael Witting, via WJZ-TV.

Heat draining your energy? UMMC nutritionist Lauren Silverman provides healthy snacking, via The Baltimore Sun.

UMMC nutritionist Anna Bondy reveals the secrets to healthy summer smoothies, from The Baltimore Sun.

Also check our UMMC Web site for more general tips and information:

 Summer Safety for Kids

The Dangers of Tanning

 Heat Emergencies





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