Hot Drinks on Hot Days to Cool Off?
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Can hot drinks actually cool you off in hot weather? Following up on a Brian Lehrer Show conversation that started yesterday about ways to cool off in the heat, Aaron Carroll, director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and co-author of Don’t Swallow Your Gum!: Myths, Half-truths, and Outright Lies About Your Body and Health, talks about whether there's any truth behind the suggestion to drink hot drinks in hot weather to cool off.