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VALHALLA, N.Y., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The warm weather usually means lots of summer fun and outdoor activities. Unfortunately, the combination of high heat and high humidity often become very dangerous.
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By TINI TRAN By Tini Tran The Associated Press BEIJING After all the worries about Beijing's pollution, in the end, withering heat and humidity took a greater toll on Olympic athletes.
By CRAIG KOPLIEN Heat is the No. 1 weather-related killer in the United States. Heat waves have been responsible for an average of at least 237 deaths a year since 1997. In Wisconsin since 1982, heat waves have been responsible for more deaths than all other natural disasters combined.
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