Deadly Heat Waves Expected in the Midwest

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This week, meteorologists are predicting that heat waves will hit hard and heavy in the midwest. Though many consider them to be merely a nuisance, heat waves are among the deadliest natural disasters in the U.S. So why don’t we treat heat waves with more concern?

Eric Klinenberg, a sociology professor at New York University and the author of "Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago" and the forthcoming "Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone," talks about why Americans don't treat heatwaves more seriously.