middle tennesse medical center http://wmot.org en Heat Deaths Feared As Temperatures Rise http://wmot.org/post/heat-deaths-feared-temperatures-rise <p>MEMPHIS, Tenn (AP/WMOT) &mdash; The sick, elderly, or those who don&#39;t have an air conditioner are being urged to take special precautions as temperatures approach 100 degrees and the risk of heat-related deaths rises.</p><p>The National Weather Service says temperatures will climb into the triple-digits by Thursday&nbsp;in much of the state. Forecasters say in an advisory that it will feel like a &quot;pressure cooker&quot; here in the Mid-State by Friday.</p><p>Middle Tennessee Medical Center ER Doc Kevin Beier suggests when it&rsquo;s time to seek medical care.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:05:20 +0000 AP/WMOT 12577 at http://wmot.org