Heat Waves Hits Minority Communities The Hardest [POLL]

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We are use to the Texas Heat this time of year and normally it means just cranking up the air conditioning 24-7.  In this economy that isn’t so easy for many struggling families in North Texas. If you are already trying to make ends meet; paying for food and gas even medication, the last thing you need is an huge utility bill. In fact, in May the Texas Health Institute released a report suggesting that communities of color in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas may be particularly vulnerable to hurricane, drought, and oppressive heat. The report indicated that the heat exacerbates already existing medical conditions that are prevalent in our community like asthma, diabetes.

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