Experts: Child Hot-car Deaths More Common Than Expected

Hot Car Deaths

The news that two parents in separate incidents left their young child in a sweltering vehicle during a record heat wave stirred outrage.

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  • Experts urge safety as hot car deaths surge
    On National Child Vehicular Heat Stroke Prevention Day on Wednesday, organizers wanted to stress how little time it takes for a child’s life to be in danger. A car left in the sun can see the temperature rise from 60 degrees to 110 degrees in about 20 ...
    06/8/2016 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • ProfNet Experts Available for National Safety Month
    NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With National Safety Month coming up in June, following is a roundup of experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss various safety topics. You can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of ...
    05/20/2015 - 12:19 am | View Link
  • Hot-car deaths could happen to any parent, experts say
    The girl was the 18th child to die in a hot car so far this year ... third of child hyperthermia deaths are among children younger than 1. And while the circumstances are all different, Fennell said, most cases have one common thread: a changing routine.
    07/25/2014 - 4:26 pm | View Link
  • What kind of person could forget a child in a hot car? Anyone, experts say
    “I don’t understand how anyone can forget they have a child in the car.” “Whatever happened to common sense?” The Canada Safety Council says that while no Canadian data is available, an average of 38 of these types of deaths occur each year from ...
    05/27/2014 - 3:52 pm | View Link
  • Experts worry that new painkiller Zohydro will result in more abuse, deaths
    Local experts are among the chorus of people concerned about a new prescription painkiller set to hit the market soon, saying it could lead to more overdose deaths. Zohydro, which has five to 10 times the strength of existing painkillers like Lortab and ...
    03/10/2014 - 1:00 am | View Link
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  • Common Injuries for Kids
    Want to avoid taking your kid to the emergency room this summer? Read the most common injuries and find out how to avoid them, only on
    07/22/2016 - 2:51 pm | View Website
  • The Dangers of Leaving Kids in Hot Cars
    Although experts often focus on more common safety measures, like using car seats correctly and basic childproofing, there are many less well known 'hidden dangers ...
    07/22/2016 - 1:46 pm | View Website
  • Why hot cars are so hazardous for kids
    Every summer, the media is flooded with tragic reports of the deaths of children who were left in hot cars by themselves. This year, there have already been at least ...
    07/22/2016 - 4:28 am | View Website
  • Tragedy in the Backseat: Hot-Car Deaths | Parenting
    Heartbreaking stories of hot-car deaths -- and how you can avoid them
    07/20/2016 - 7:58 am | View Website
  • Could New Technology Help Prevent Hot Car Deaths?
    "New technology must be added as quickly as possible on vehicles to help prevent these needless deaths and injuries," said Fennell. Both she and Carr hail the new GMC ...
    06/21/2016 - 11:48 pm | View Website
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