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Hospital Demonstrates Heat Danger In Cars

On days as hot as Friday, a Fort Worth hospital is proving how dangerous the heat is for children.

08/08/2014

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Meals On Wheels Provides More Than Food During Brutal Summer Heat

Volunteers at Tarrant County Meals on Wheels say they see the same scene play itself out almost every summer: an elderly person suffering through unimaginable heat in their home

08/07/2013

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Heat-Related Calls Down This Summer

MedStar says heat-related calls are down 30 percent compared to 2012, but a string of hot days can quickly change that.

08/01/2013

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Preventing Another Child From Dying In A Hot Car

Today at 5pm, I interviewed Michele Terry, who’s six month-old died in a hot car almost eight years ago to the day. ┬áHer husband was out of his routine one morning and simply forgot that […]

CBS 11–06/24/2013

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Texas Prisons Face More Lawsuits Over No A/C

An advocacy group has sued the Texas prison system blaming 13 inmate deaths since 2007 on hot conditions in units without air conditioning.

06/14/2013

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Teaming Up To Prevent Hot-Car Child Deaths

As temperatures rise in Texas, one government safety agency is working to reduce the number of children who are seriously injured or lose their life after being left alone inside a hot vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–06/10/2013

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Soldier’s Family Dog Stricken While In United Airlines’ Care

A dog returning to the United States with a soldier’s family was euthanized after suffering heat stroke in Houston while in the care of United Airlines.

08/17/2012

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Group Educating On The Dangers Of Kids In Hot Cars

Even with all the warnings and alerts, kids are still dying inside hot cars. Now the organization Safe Kids Worldwide is urging everyone to ACT and help keep children safe.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2012

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Organizations Offer Relief From North Texas Heat

The Tarrant County Health Department is reminding people that summer is not over, and residents should take precautions to keep cool during the hottest months of the year.

07/17/2012

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Meals On Wheels Watching Clients During Extreme Heat

Volunteers with Meals on Wheels are keeping an eye on clients during the extreme North Texas heat. The Good Samaritans are not only delivering meals but also looking out for the safety of elderly and homebound individuals.

06/28/2012