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Immigrant workers in US have tripled risk for heat-related death: study

WASHINGTON: Compared to U.S. citizens, immigrants have more than three times the risk of dying from heat-related illness - with the majority of deaths occurring in just three states, according to a recent study. The risk is greatest among Hispanic immigrants and those between ages 18 and 24, a group of researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report online October 26 in the American Journal of Public Health. “Three states (Arizona, California and Texas) accounted for 94.5% of non-citizen heat…