Need an expert? Debunking myths about heat and its effects

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018

Heat wave over the city

Did you know?

  • Temperatures can vary from one neighborhood to another in the same city
  • Medication may have an effect on your ability to hydrate properly
  • Fans may not be the answer in hot and humid conditions
  • Lack of sleep affects your body's ability to endure the heat
  • The old buddy system is the best way for workers to prevent heat related illnesses

Want to learn more?

Contact professor Glen Kenny

University of Ottawa Research Chair in Environmental Physiology

613-562-5800 x4282



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