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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  • SOURCE Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute
    At an event hosted at the hospital on Thursday, experts ... of hot car child safety, however, these practices are important to remember not just during the summer but every day." On average, 38 children die in hot cars each year from heat-related deaths ...
    07/23/2015 - 6:00 am | View Link
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    The boy’s death isn’t reflected in statistics showing eight hot-car ... their child is in the back seat during a hectic day. Common factors in the cases are stress, parents functioning on too little sleep or a change in daily routine, say experts.
    07/18/2015 - 4:41 am | View Link
  • Hot Car Dangers: How to Prevent Child Deaths
    At least five U.S. children have died in overheated cars this year, but experts say there are a number of steps ... according to a website that tracks hot car deaths; the site is run by Jan Null, a lecturer in meteorology and climate science at San Jose ...
    06/16/2015 - 6:54 am | View Link
  • Hot car deaths
    When a child dies in America due to senselessness and irresponsibility, America bleeds a lot. This is particularly true for the blessed children whose angel wings shine in the national... Hot car deaths ... deaths every year in the US.... Experts claim ...
    06/5/2015 - 2:54 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.
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