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Molly is one of the recipients of the 2018 Impact Fund, a program of USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism. 
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Prolonged hot streaks can wither crops, buckle roads, cause train derailments when metal tracks warp in the heat, and trigger power outages because of the high demand for electricity. But the most profound effect of unflaggingly high temperatures is on our health.

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July was the hottest month ever recorded in the U.S. So why isn't the media doing a better job of covering the brutal heat's impact on our health?

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ScienceBlogs: If you’ve been following the ScienceBlogs/PepsiCo debacle, it’s over: ScienceBlogger PZ Myers reports that the blog network has “expelled” Pepsi’s “Food Frontiers” blog.

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