The Psychology of a Heat Wave

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

Heat waves come and go nearly every year in some part of the world. What makes them especially difficult for indigenous populations during the summertime is that the farther away you are from the equator, the less experience you have with dealing with hot weather. So a slew of 100oF days in Houston, Texas is generally no big deal. But string a few of them together in Vancouver and suddenly it’s an issue. A few of the findings from the research stand out:
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