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Heat Warning: Older Adults at Risk as Temps Rise

Posted on 07/16/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Personal HealthSweltering summer temperatures have settled in this week, with the National Weather Service issuing an excessive heat warning for a wide region stretching from the Washington, D.C., area to the Ohio Valley. Temperatures in the Northeast are 5 to 10 degrees above normal, with New York City experiencing the the highest above-normal temperatures of any place in the country, according to the Associated Press. In New England, electricity use is nearing record levels as residents try and stay cool. Health …