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In the heat of the night

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The sun has been particularly brutal during the recent string of triple-digit temperatures. But even the night can be risky for some during an extreme heat wave like the one we’ve been experiencing. While the heat wave has plenty of people fleeing indoors and waiting for sunset, high temperatures at night can still pose a health problem to those who don’t have air conditioning. If┬ápeople aren’t comfortable opening their windows at night, or the house still does not cool down well, they could still suffer heat-related stress, said Dr. Mark Muir, trauma medical director at University Hospital and an assistant …Read More >

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