Extreme Heat Is Posing A Threat To Coloradans’ Health

John Ingold, Health Care Reporter | The Daily Sun-Up Podcast 


Few people die in Colorado each year from heat-related causes, but heat remains a top concern for medical and public health experts. One major reason: Heat can be particularly dangerous for people who have underlying health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, and can push them into a medical crisis. And as climate change warms the environment, heat is only posing more of a threat to people’s health. Health care reporter John Ingold talks to Erica Breunlin about how heat could put Coloradans’ wellbeing at greater risk.