To Your Health: Avoiding Heat Exhaustion, Stroke While Working At Sea


Long hours in the sun, limited shade opportunities, strenuous activity, various individual health conditions coupled with limited resources aboard a boat and certain weather conditions increase the risk for heat-related illnesses. Ann Backus, Harvard Chan Outreach Director, Harvard Chan ERC and Harvard Medical Resident James M. Medeiros, DO, MPH, present heat stroke prevention advice. Read more.