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Exposure to environmental stressors related to climate change - such as extreme weather and high temperatures - is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a review of 492 studies published in JAMA Cardiology.
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High temperatures linked to increased heart risks, study finds

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Chicago teachers push for climate initiatives in new contract

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