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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 - About.com
A definition of heat wave, including its history and dangers. Click through our list of suggested readings to learn even more.
http://weather.about.com/od/h/g/heatwave.htm
Heat Waves and Heart Disease
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
Temperature Records: Summer 2008 Was a Hot One - Weather
Summer Heat Facts 2008 ... Climate · Global Warming and Temperature Trends; Temperature Records - Global Warming and High Temperatures - Heat Waves.
http://weather.about.com/od/globalwarming/qt/summer08temps.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 - Weather
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
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
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
Keeping Ferrets Cool In Hot Weather - Exotic Pets - About.com
Ferret are prone to heat stress, and temperatures over 85-90 F (29-32 C) are too ... Also, keep in mind that power outages are also common during heat waves, ...
http://exoticpets.about.com/od/ferretcare/qt/ferretscool.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
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