Medicine’s Ashwini Sehgal discussed the dangers of the recent heat waves

Heat waves are becoming more frequent—here’s how to prepare and adapt

Health: Ashwini Sehgal, professor at the School of Medicine, said that extreme heat is life-threatening because it can trigger serious health consequences, including severe dehydration and heat stroke—and that’s the case for several thousand Americans each year. “Extreme heat can lead to death,” he said.