July 6, 2022

Amid extreme temperatures and humidity this summer, some area hospitals have seen an increase in patients with heat-related illnesses.

KCUR talked to Dr. Ryan Gallagher, an emergency medicine physician at Saint Luke's, about the warning signs of heat illness.

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