Ochsner Health

June 22, 2022

What Are the Symptoms of Dehydration?

By Sean Bradley, MD   In the summer, heat-related illness is a concern for those who are active outdoors. Here are some tips on staying hydrated […]
June 22, 2022

What Is Heat Stroke?

By Karly Lebherz, MD   Exertional heat illness, commonly known as “heat stroke,” is a major cause of illness and even death in young athletes. This […]
June 20, 2022

Tips to stay safe during this Extreme Heat

By Joshua Vallelungo, MD   With this month’s forecasted heat and humidity, it’s not unusual for the heat index to top 100 degrees. This type of […]
June 19, 2022

Is Saharan dust dangerous?

By Pedro Cazabon, MD Residents of the Gulf South are well acquainted with hurricanes, oppressive heat and intense rainstorms. Lately, another weather phenomenon has come calling […]