HOW Extreme Heat Affects Our Health

Jul 31, 2015

The recent triple-digit temperatures across the region arrived with plenty of warnings and advice for how to protect ourselves from heat-related health issues.

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These are issues known well to the people at the Human Cardiovascular Control Lab at the University of Oregon. 

They've spent plenty of time looking into the effects of heat on the body, and what those effects will do if left unchecked. 

We talk prevention and treatment with physiology professor Dr. Christopher Minson.