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What Runners Need To Know About Heat Stroke

Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jessie Geoffray for Men's Journal There's a rather cynical debate brewing in the scientific community as to whether you're more likely to die of...

A Day Gone Wrong: How Tragedies From Forgetting Children in Cars Can Happen to Anyone

Kate Carr | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Kate Carr

It wasn't just a routine day for Reggie McKinnon. On March 8, 2010, Reggie, a loving father of three beautiful daughters, left work mid-day to take his 17-month-old daughter, Payton Lyn, to the doctor to have her ears checked following a recent surgery. After the appointment, Reggie hurried back to work.

National Heatstroke Prevention Day: Safety and Prevention Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Dorit Sasson | Posted 09.28.2014 | Parents
Dorit Sasson

One can only hope that by creating National Heatstroke Prevention Day, there'll be more public awareness to the growing danger of leaving a child unattended in a heated vehicle.

Dad Locks Himself In Hot Car To Send Life-Or-Death Message

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents

After seeing one alarming headline after another declaring that an infant or toddler had died after being left alone in a hot car, one North Carolina ...

Take an Extra Look: Child Heatstroke Deaths on the Rise

Deborah Hersman | Posted 09.07.2014 | Impact
Deborah Hersman

The number of children dying from vehicle-induced heatstroke is heartbreaking. We are barely into the hot summer months of 2014, and have already lost the lives of at least 15 children.

'Game Of Thrones' Star Says She'll Never Be A 'Romantic Lead'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment

Since 2011, "Game of Thrones" fans have seen Arya Stark transform from a naive child into a cold-hearted survivor. And if Maisie Williams -- who plays...

If You See a Child Left Alone in a Car, What Will You Do?

Kate Carr | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Kate Carr

Last summer in Houston, Jason Nordman was walking in the parking lot outside an office building and spotted a baby crying in a car seat alone in a car. The windows were cracked a few inches and the doors were locked.

Mother Charged With Murder After Leaving Toddler In Car

Posted 09.25.2013 | Crime

A Michigan woman was arrested Monday after the death of her son, who was left for hours in a hot minivan with the windows rolled up earlier this month...

Parents Who Accidentally Left Daughter In Hot Car: She Was 'Moments From Death'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.11.2013 | Parents

All too often, we read stories about children who were left alone in hot vehicles. It's easy to ask, who would do such a thing? But as HuffPost Parent...

As We Celebrate the Fourth of July, Remember to Never Leave A Child Alone in a Car

Kate Carr | Posted 09.02.2013 | Impact
Kate Carr

As summer temperatures continue to reach record highs across the country, it's important to remember that while these summer days are great for the pool and the beach, they're not so good for the inside of cars, which can raise to deadly temperatures in a very short period of time.

Lisa Belkin

What Kind Of Parent Forgets A Child In A Broiling Car?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents

What kind of parent forgets their baby in a hot car? I ask that question every year at this time, as temperatures rise and the number of children ...

6 Ways To Rock A Summer Workout Despite The Heat

Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Lisa LaValle Overmyer The temperatures are rising, which can drive some people to the comfort of an air-conditioned gym. Hesitant to exercise ...

QUIZ: How Does The Heat Wave Affect Your Health?

Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living

We're barely over a week into summer and already we can't beat the heat. In fact, this past week alone, more than 1,000 new records were set for da...

Friday Night Blights

Marian Salzman | Posted 06.17.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

As we see more evidence of repeat injuries (including those that go unreported) and lack of regulation for football that's not at collegiate or pro level, let's hope we can begin to protect our young athletes.

How To Stay Hydrated In The Summer (VIDEO)

ICYOU | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

One simple and effective way to improve your health is to stay hydrated - this is even more important in light of this summer's extreme heat wave. Wat...