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New federal government website highlights health risks from extreme heat

July 26 (UPI) — The federal government launched a website Tuesday aimed at reducing the health risks of extreme heat.

The site, heat.gov, provides a “one-stop hub on heat and health for the nation,” reads a release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Tuesday afternoon, the site showed more than 39.1 million Americans were under National Weather Service extreme heat advisories, watches, and warnings. read more