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Why Do Heat Waves Make Air Quality Worse? - Environmental Issues
Air quality during a heat wave not only feels worse, it is worse. Find out how heat waves affect air quality, and what you can do to protect yourself from poor air ...
http://environment.about.com/od/healthenvironment/a/air_quality_hea.htm
Global Warming Leads to 150,000 Deaths Every Year
Extreme floods, droughts and heat waves, such as Europe's 2003 heat wave, are likely to strike with increasing frequency. Other factors such as irrigation and ...
http://environment.about.com/od/globalwarmingandhealth/a/gw_deaths.htm
What Is a Heat Wave? - Weather - About.com
Heat Waves are a series of days or temperatures that create a safety hazard for anyone exposed to the heat. A heat wave can be an extended period of days ...
http://weather.about.com/od/h/g/heatwave.htm
Temperature Records - Global Warming and High Temperatures ...
Summer Heat Facts 2008. California had its ninth warmest summer, while New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island had their 8th warmest summers in 2008 ...
http://weather.about.com/od/globalwarming/qt/summer08temps.htm
Heart Disease and Heat Waves - About.com
Sep 3, 2013 ... A prolonged heat wave can be tough on anyone, but if you have heart disease you need to be especially careful when it's hot. This is because ...
http://heartdisease.about.com/od/reducingcardiacrisk/a/Heart-Disease-And-Heat-Waves.htm
Surviving A New York Heat Wave - Manhattan - About.com
New York heat waves can be brutal. Learn how to survive sweltering days in New York City.
http://manhattan.about.com/od/citylife1/a/heatwavenyc.htm
Coping with Severe Weather in NYC: Snow Storms to Heat Waves
Find out how to cope with the occasional intense heat wave or winter storm, earthquake, tropical squall or hurricane, and about stocking up on water and food , ...
http://brooklyn.about.com/od/Hurricanes-Storms-Earthquakes/tp/Coping-With-Severe-Weather-In-Nyc-Snow-Storms-To-Heat-Waves-To-Power-Outages.htm
DFW Heat Wave 2011 - Dallas - About.com
DFW finally got a record: 71 days of triple-digit temperatures!
http://dallas.about.com/od/neighborhoods/qt/Dfw-Weather-70-Days-And-We-Have-A-New-Record-For-Triple-Digit-Temperatures.htm
Warning: Hot Temperatures May Be Hazardous to Drugs
Aug 18, 2014 ... One casualty of heat waves and summer power outages that you may not realize is your prescription medication. If you take any prescription ...
http://thyroid.about.com/od/thyroiddrugstreatments/a/drugsinsummer.htm
Late Summer Lawn Decline - Lawn Care - About.com
Monitor the weather, be somewhat aware of rainfall and heat waves. You should be mowing your lawn once a week but in the event of a prolonged dry-spell be ...
http://lawncare.about.com/od/lawncaretechniques/a/Late-Summer-Lawn-Decline.htm
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