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Posts published in May 2013

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Beat the Heat: Learn About Air Quality Codes

Thursday, May 30, 2013

As the temperatures begin to climb and the days get longer, we’re hearing more about heat-related illness and air quality codes. The National Weather Service has declared a code orange for today, and it’s expected to continue through this weekend. Find out what this means for air quality in Washington, DC.

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Texting While Driving Leads to Riskier Behavior

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Topic(s): Risky Behavior

This past week, a study released in the journal Pediatrics revealed that teens who texted while driving were more likely to engage in other risky behaviors while driving, such as driving under the influence of alcohol or not buckling their seatbelts.

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