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Does the thought of running errands give you premature heatstroke?
Ten years ago, the 2-year-old daughter of high school assistant principal Brenda Nesselroad-Slaby died of heatstroke after being left in her mother's vehicle.
As of the end of July, 29 children have died of heatstroke so far in 2017 after being left inside a hot vehicle, according to information from the Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at San Jose State University.
Earlier this month, the medical examiner’s office determined that 2-year-old Juliet Ramirez and her 16-month-old brother, Cavanaugh Ramirez, died of heatstroke.
In fact, most states are failing to properly protect athletes against heatstroke, sudden cardiac arrest and other conditions, according to the study by UConn's Korey Stringer Institute.
The study scored state practices in five areas: sudden cardiac arrest; heatstroke; traumatic head injuries; medical coverage; and emergency preparedness.
Last year, the organization recorded 29 heatstroke deaths of children left in cars.
Brian Hainline, the NCAA's chief medical officer, says August also is a peak month for catastrophic injuries resulting from conditioning rather than contact, such as heatstroke and cardiac arrest.
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Definition of heatstroke for English Language Learners
medical : a serious condition that happens when someone has been in high temperatures for a long time and that causes a person to stop sweating, have a very high body temperature, and become exhausted or unconscious
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