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As summer heat cranks up, our appetites may cool off

Summer is in full swing, and some parts of the U.S. have already experienced record-high temperatures. Exposure to extreme heat—the leading cause of weather-related deaths—can lead to heat exhaustion, heat stroke and ...

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Gender disparities in heat wave mortality in India

Are heat waves more deadly for women? This question initiated a study now published in "Significance Magazine" analyzing how extreme temperatures affect mortality differently for men and women, focusing on India.

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Video: How extreme heat and humidity affect your health

Many parts of the U.S. continue to grapple with oppressive heat and humidity. This can prevent the body from cooling down, increasing the risk of heat cramps, exhaustion and heatstroke. Dr. Jesse Bracamonte, a Mayo Clinic ...

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List of weather records

This is a list of weather records, a list of the most extreme occurrences of weather phenomena for various categories. Each of these is understood to be the record for recent history, as these records may have been exceeded before modern weather instrumentation was invented.

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