More 90-plus days in Memphis will cause more illness, cost more money

By , Guest Columnist Published: June 23, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Thomas J. Hrach

Tom Hrach is an associate professor of journalism at University of Memphis.

A review of weather statistics, electricity usage and health records for the past 50 years shows that Memphians are increasingly paying more for electricity, and experiencing more emergency department visits and deaths due to heat. 

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