As much of southern Ontario and Quebec bears through a humidex advisory and Toronto melts under an extreme heat alert, many are looking for relief from the sweltering outdoor temperatures.
Hot and humid air blowing in from the U.S. caused temperatures to soar into the low- to mid-30s on Tuesday and the humidex values in southern Ontario and Montreal will make it feel like the low-40s on Wednesday.
Air conditioners across these provinces are undoubtedly working overtime this week; but despite their welcomed relief from the scorching heat, air conditioners may not be the best option for your health when it comes to cooling off.
Global News examined the top five health concerns that surround the use of air conditioners.
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