Higher than average temperatures and a shorter rainy season mean people across Japan face a heightened risk of heatstroke this summer. But many don't know how to recognize the warning signs. We go through some common misconceptions about the condition and learn how to protect ourselves during the dog days of summer. We also take a look at projects using cutting edge technology to monitor heatstroke risks.
Hosokawa Yuri (Associate Professor, Safety and Performance Optimization Laboratory, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University)
Miyake Yasufumi, M.D. (Director, Trauma and Resuscitation Center, Teikyo University Hospital)
Saita Kimiharu (Weather forecaster)