Heat-stress-related mortality in five cities in Southern Ontario: 1980-1996.

  title={Heat-stress-related mortality in five cities in Southern Ontario: 1980-1996.},
  author={K. E. Smoyer and Daniel Rainham and J N Hewko},
  journal={International journal of biometeorology},
  volume={44 4},
The Toronto-Windsor corridor of Southern Ontario, Canada, experiences hot and humid weather conditions in summer, thus exposing the population to heat stress and a greater risk of mortality. In the event of a climate change, heat-stress conditions may become more frequent and severe in Southern Ontario. To assess the impact of summer weather on health, we analyzed heat-related mortality in the elderly (older than 64 years) in the metropolitan areas of Windsor, London, Kitchener-Waterloo… CONTINUE READING