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Extreme heatwave and high humidity

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned of a severe heatwave starting today across much of southeast Australia. An extreme heatwave, the most intense type you can get, will engulf south eastern New South Wales, Canberra and parts of Tasmania. Extreme intensity heatwaves can have health impacts on even healthy people if they don’t find ways to …

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Beat the Heat

If you are being treated for cancer, you are more vulnerable to heat-related problems. Keep up with the weather forecasts to beat the heat. Be planned. Be aware of your medications and having a plan in place in case of emergency.  Make every effort to stay cool, and understand that the combination of sunlight, heat, …

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