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Heat stroke is a growing concern in Canada

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Tuesday, July 20th 2021, 12:32 pm - In this edition of Health and Weather Extended, we explore the growing concerns of heat stroke and heat-related illnesses as Canada continues to warm.

Every Canadian has a personal heat threshold, but many will agree that the recent heat events in western Canada would make it onto most people's 'extreme' list.

These once unimaginable heat events are becoming increasingly common, putting the health of many at risk.

In the video above, Rachel Schoutsen interviews Dr. Renee Salas, an emergency doctor with Harvard Health, about the most deadly forms of heat-related illness.

Extreme heat safety tips

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Thumbnail courtesy: Getty Images.

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