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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
What Is a Heat Wave? - Weather & Climate at 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
Heat Waves and Heart Disease - About.com
Jun 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/b/2013/06/03/heat-waves-and-heart-disease.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
Coping with Weather in Brooklyn: Tips for Heatwaves, Storms ...
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
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
Heat Index: How to Calculate Your Local Heat Index
The Heat Index is a tool used my meteorologists. You know it is hot, but is it a dry heat? Are you in danger of heat stroke? Use an online calculator to calculate ...
http://weather.about.com/od/under10minutes/ht/calcHI.htm
DFW Heat Wave 2011 - Dallas - About.com
And after all this heat, a cold front is coming. Yippie! After finally getting our official heat record for 2011, it should cool off and we should see some "normal" fall ...
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
One casualty of heat waves and summer power outages that you may not realize is your prescription medication. If you take any prescription drug, you need to ...
http://thyroid.about.com/od/thyroiddrugstreatments/a/drugsinsummer.htm
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