Heatwaves Linked to Increased Hospitalization for Seniors

December 24, 2014 8:01 PM

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Senior citizens are in danger from a wide range of health problems as temperatures rise, a new study reveals. (Photo : Flikr / Steve's World of Photos)

Heatwaves could lead to more frequent trips to the hospitals for senior citizens, a new study reveals. Extreme heat can lead to heat stroke, kidney failure, urinary tract infections, and other health problems that strike seniors especially hard. Each year in the United States, an average of 10,000 p...

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