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Extreme heat harms health — what is the human body’s limit?

A person drinks a bottle of water in a vast homeless encampment in Phoenix, Arizona during a record heat wave.

People have struggled to keep cool during intense heatwaves in this year’s Northern Hemisphere summer. Credit: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty

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