A Warning as a Heat Wave Roasts the U.S. West: Extreme Heat and Air Pollution Can be Deadly, With the Health Risk Together Worse Than Either Alone

High heat and air pollution are problematic for human health, particularly for vulnerable populations such as older adults. 

By Dr. Erika Garcia&Md Mostafijur Rahman&Dr. Rob Scot McConnell
September 12, 2022
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Erika Garcia

Erika is an Assistant Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences, University of Southern California.  


Mostafijur is a Postdoctoral Scholar and Research Associate in Environmental Health, University of Southern California

Dr. Rob

Dr. Rob McConnell is a physician and environmental epidemiologist, and Professor of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California

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