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Heat waves are dangerous during pregnancy, but doctors don't often mention it

Heat waves are getting longer and more intense with climate change, which increases the risk of preterm birth. Pregnant women often don't hear about the dangers.

Flight of the Nebers Koloto
Abat-Jour Melodium
Exorcist: Theme from Tubular Bells 101 Strings

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5 challenges 'Seinfeld' faces in connecting with viewers on Netflix

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Jerry Show Theme [The Pilot, Pt. 2] Jonathan Wolff
Lifelines Guru Griff

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Tiny Desk Contest entrant Yosmel Montejo has a message for his community: 'Go for it'

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Why Am I Here (The Jam) Yosmel Montejo

President Biden speaks about his administration's Covid-19 response in Washington, D.C., on July 6, 2021. In September, Biden announced his intention to require vaccines or testing for 80 million workers. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A big job for small government agency. Enforce vaccine mandate for 80 million workers

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Growing numbers of Latinos identifying as "Some other race" for the U.S. census have boosted the category to become the country's second-largest racial group after "White." Researchers are concerned the catchall grouping obscures many Latinx people's identities and does not produce the data needed to address racial inequities. Ada daSilva/Getty Images hide caption

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1 In 7 People Are 'Some Other Race' On The U.S. Census. That's A Big Data Problem

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Cohesion Minutemen

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Heat waves are dangerous during pregnancy, but doctors don't often mention it

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Epilogue Arovane

American composer Carlisle Floyd, photographed at his first home, in which he composed his best known opera, Susannah, in Tallahassee, Fla. in 2009. Scott Holstein /Tallahassee Magazine hide caption

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Carlisle Floyd, a founding father of American opera, has died at age 95

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What What What Caoimhin O Raghallaigh

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