Heat Stress

Heat, Summer, Thermometer, Hot Weather

Two Women Die Of Heat-Related Causes In Cook County

A Chicago woman and a west suburban woman died of heat-related causes over the weekend, the first heat-related deaths of the season and the first in nearly two years in Cook County.

07/22/2015

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Englewood Man Is 27th Heat-Related Death Of Season

The death of a 64-year-old Englewood man on Tuesday was the 27th in Cook County this year attributable at least in part to the hot weather.

07/25/2012

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18 Deaths Blamed On Recent Heat Wave

The death of eight more people in Chicago over the weekend have been attributed at least in part to heat-related causes, bringing the total of heat-related deaths in Cook County to 18, surpassing the total from last year.

07/08/2012

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15 Deaths In Cook County Now Linked To Heat Wave

Cook County officials said Tuesday that 15 deaths have now been tied to heat-related illnesses during the recent heat wave.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011