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Staying Cool in the Heat

By Abigail Edwards With summer officially underway, heat and humidity make it a challenge to stay cool and comfortable. Heat-related illnesses are no stranger to us; in fact, over 9,000 Americans have died due to direct exposure to heat since 1979. Seventy-five percent of us […]

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Balancing the Desert Summer

  By MJ Ali I grew up in the northeast US, where summer meant living outside and being barefoot whenever we could. Now, living in the desert southwest US, anticipation of summer takes on a very different tone. People stay indoors more, and going barefoot […]

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