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Why do temperatures of 80 F kill in the UK but not the US?

A heatwave in the UK with temperatures mostly below 90 degrees results in as many as 760 deaths, whereas a heatwave in the US with temps up to 117 degrees resulted in relatively few fatalities.  Why is that?  Check the article below for the answer:

http://theweek.com/article/index/247184/why-80-degree-temperatures-kill-in-the-uk
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