heat stroke

High heat and humidity are to blame for the deaths of at least 17 people since Sunday in Quebec.
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July 05, 2018 - 6:58 am
By Alanne Orjoux (CNN) -- High heat and humidity are to blame for the deaths of at least 17 people since Sunday in Quebec, according to Dr. David Kaiser of Montreal's Regional Public Health Department. Kaiser told CNN Wednesday that the victims were mostly over the age of 50, male, and living alone...
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Hot car deaths in 2017
CNN
July 03, 2018 - 7:48 pm
By AJ Willingham, CNN Graphics by Will Mullery (CNN) -- Vehicular heatstroke. Hyperthermia. The devastating effects of a child being left in a hot car. It's every parent's unfathomable nightmare, yet it happens several times a year. The tragedy can happen almost anywhere, and while hotter months...
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Doctor John Russell, Abington-Jefferson Health's family medicine residency director
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Tim Jimenez
June 18, 2018 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With temperatures soaring Monday, conditions could be dangerous if you're not careful, says Dr. John Russell, Abington-Jefferson Health's family medicine residency director. "Certainly, people can have the spectrum from anywhere from heat cramps to heat exhaustion to...
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