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Guard your heart during the dog days of summer

Heat, humidity, and haze can be rough on your heart. Summer’s long, sunny days often entice people to spend more time exercising outdoors. While being more physically active is great for your heart, it’s important to exercise caution when the temperature and humidity rise. “You hear stories about football players collapsing when they do strenuous workouts in hot weather, probably because they’re not drinking enough fluid,” says Dr. Adolph M. Hutter, professor…

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