Hypothermia

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Woman Found In Freezer Died From Meth

A medical examiner has ruled that a Texas woman who was found by her son dead in a freezer died after taking methamphetamine and other drugs.

10/18/2013

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

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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Fort Worth Officer Saves Missing Man

An officer with the Fort Worth Police Department found a missing man early Monday morning, and helped save his life just before snow flurries moved into North Texas.

12/10/2012

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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

Women contend with bitterly cold weather. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dallas Docs See Uptick In Cold-Related Treatments

Doctors at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas say they’ve seen an increase in patients needing treatment for hypothermia and other cold weather related conditions since frigid weather surged into the region last week.

02/09/2011