Heat deaths on the rise
As the weather warms up a warning about the dangers of heat exposure.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows about 700 Americans die each year from heat-related causes.
Natural heat exposure was also a contributing cause of deaths from certain chronic illnesses.
And medical records show heat played a role in some alcohol poisoning and drug overdose fatalities.
The study was led by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and published in 'CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.'
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