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Deborah Lynn Blumberg

Deborah Lynn Blumberg is a Houston-based freelance writer specializing in health and wellness and business and finance. Previously a reporter for Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal, she's also written for publications including Barron’s, The Christian Science Monitor and Newsday.

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How to Stay Safe During a Heatwave

Thanks to climate change, heatwaves have increasingly — and regularly — become more and more intense. Just look at this month’s headlines: Record-breaking heat has brought Europe to a standstill, especially in the UK, where air conditioning isn’t usually needed. In Spain and Portugal, which are more accustomed to high heat, the death toll from…

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