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The Troubling Facts Behind Children Dying In Hot Cars

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 08.15.2014 | Crime

On July 7, Connecticut father Kyle Seitz got out of his car and went to work, leaving his 15-month-old son, Benjamin, strapped in his car seat. Seitz ...

Heat Waves, Cold Snaps Kill 2,000 Each Year In U.S.

Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 07/30/2014 10:43 AM EDT on LiveScience About 2,000 Americans die each year due to extreme weather co...

Climate Change-Related Heat Deaths To Spike In New York City, Study Projects

Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: An increasing number of New Yorkers are likely to die from heat-related causes as global warming causes mor...

State Investigating Heat-Related Deaths

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. -- California officials say they are investigating six possible heat-related deaths, including two cases of two farmworkers who collaps...

Summertime Danger? Student Athletes And Heat Stroke

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

Heat-related illnesses are ten times more frequent in high school football players than in any other sport. Each August -- the hottest and most humid month of the year -- players pour onto the fields to practice for hours at a time.

Global Warming May Lead To 15,000 More Temperature-Related Deaths In Europe Per Year

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new study says one of the few benefits of global warming – fewer deaths from the combination of extreme heat and cold – ma...