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Record Heat Waves Lead to Record Burn Injuries & Associated Medical Issues

By Jay Butchko |

Recent heat waves in the US – stoked by our climate crisis –  have caused a huge wave of burn injuries and deaths which include contact burns from superheated pavements and other surfaces. Temperatures here in Las Vegas reached 112 degrees Fahrenheit (F) this summer, however, even on a 98F day, sustained contact with… Read More »

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