Climbing temperatures put health at risk

By Anne Tarasov
Updated January 21 2013 - 12:13pm, first published January 13 2013 - 11:55pm
"Heat can cause health problems, which people may not anticipate, such as salmonella poisoning, because food spoils more quickly" ... Dr Steve Hambleton, President of the Australian Medical Association.
"Heat can cause health problems, which people may not anticipate, such as salmonella poisoning, because food spoils more quickly" ... Dr Steve Hambleton, President of the Australian Medical Association.

The heat kills more Australians than the road toll according to a coalition of health bodies working to increase awareness of the risks of extreme heat.

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