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Climate Change Brings More Deadly Heat Waves

Posted by Sarah Lovinger, MD, Chicago PSR on July 20, 2011

Chances are that if you are living in the United States right now, you are experiencing sweltering heat.

Blazing hot temperatures are blanketing much of the US. While July is always a warm month, the extent and duration of this year's heat is unusual and deadly. News reports indicate that people are dying in this protracted heat wave. Climate change most likely has a hand in this long, hot and dangerous summer.

Read the rest of Dr. Lovinger's blog at the Huffington Post »


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