Harvard Heart Letter

Too darn hot for your heart?

Dress for summer's heat, and don't stay outside too long.

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Summer's heat, humidity, and smog may be tough for people at risk of heart disease.

Late summer is often a time to relax. But those triple-H days—hazy, hot, and humid—can stress your body as well as your heart.

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