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Record heat wave in the U.S. raises public health concerns

Clip: 06/17/2022 | 6m 29s  | Video has closed captioning.

More than 100 million Americans this week were under some sort of heat advisory, and were warned to stay indoors if possible. From Texas to California, a massive heat wave has set record temperatures, raising concerns about how hot is too hot. W. Larry Kenney, a professor of physiology and kinesiology at Penn State, joins William Brangham for more on how extreme temperatures impact the body.

Aired: 06/17/22

Rating: NR

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