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Dozens of children are killed in hot cars every year in the U.S. We reveal the new technology that’s rolling out in hopes of preventing more deaths – and why advocates say it doesn’t go far enough. Plus, if you toss and turn in your sleep, it could be a sign of a more serious issue, according to doctors, and we show you how a beekeeper is raising the next generation of enthusiasts.
SHAWNEE, Kan. — A Johnson County 3-year-old left in a car in a Walmart parking lot for nearly an hour, all alone. That toddler is OK. Police were told by the person who called, the 3 year old appeared lethargic. At the time Shawnee police responded, the feels like temperature outside was nearly 120 degrees.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida leads the nation this year in child hot car deaths, with six of 18. The latest was a ten-month-old just last month. The stats have some now suggesting there’s more lawmakers could do to help, though state leaders said Monday the fix is on your foot.
As Summer Heats Up, CHOP Researchers Study Caregiver Attitudes Toward Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke
Despite prevention efforts, a child dies of heatstroke in a vehicle approximately once every 10 days. According to a new survey of caregivers conducted by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), most caregivers report they never leave children in their vehicles for any length of time.
The day I lost everything, I was sitting at a round table with a black Bible facing me, surrounded by a mass of doctors in white coats, nurses and police officers.