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Tag: hyperthermia

Left Alone in a Hot Car

Tragedy has struck again.  Unfortunately, the United States has now seen our first two hyperthermia deaths in 2012. The first was a 13-month boy in Lee’s Summit, MO (just southeast of Kansas City), and the second in the Sugar Land … Continue reading

Heartbreak.

My heart ached again last week when a 5-year-old was accidently killed after being rolled over by the family vehicle. The added layer was that the child’s 2-year-old sibling was in the vehicle when this happened. Heartbreak. As I’ve said before, … Continue reading

Never leave your child alone

Dayton Children’s new mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders Last year heat stroke from being left alone in a car claimed the lives of 49 children, three of which were in Ohio. Between 1998 and 2010, over 494 children nationwide died … Continue reading

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