Children seem to endlessly enjoy their summer, running outside in the sunshine for hours on end, seemingly oblivious to the hot weather. Unfortunately, too much time in the sun can lead to forms of heat illness. While localized forms of heat illness like heat rash or heat cramps can be a minor inconvenience, heat exhaustion and heat stroke can be much more dangerous.
Your Bay Street Pediatrics healthcare providers are here to explain how heat illnesses happen, what to watch for and what to do when your child experiences a heat illness.
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