DocTalk: Managing Extreme Heat

DocTalk is a series of guest posts from physicians about important issues.

Managing Extreme Heat
August 24, 2018

By Dr. Farhan M. Asrar 

Canada has been in for scorching temperatures throughout summer and the heat alerts/warnings seem to continue. So far, there have been over 100 heat warnings across Canada that have been impacting people’s health and lives with deaths also occurring in certain parts of Canada. It is important for Canadians to be more aware of the impact extreme heat can have on health, identify signs, know how to take adequate steps, and plan your summer plans accordingly.

Additionally, it is imperative to…

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