Hot town! Summer in the city!
Heat stress, we are often told, is not to be taken lightly. A recent hailstorm brought out legions of roofers. Drive down any street and there is ample evidence of heat-related stress during this hot summer.
Those working or exercising outside need to know this: Oxygen is as important, if not more important in avoiding heat stress than that old bromide, Hydration! Why is this?
Oxygen, the O2 molecule that we breathe, doesn’t like heat – it is pushed out…