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(STLMoms) –  How common is heat stroke in children who have been left in hot vehicles? Studies show that in 2013, 44 children have died and a total of 600 have been reported since 1998.

To give us more insight, Pediatrician Dr. Matt Dougherty with Esse Health joined FOX 2’s Margie Ellisor to talk about this sad and deadly trend.

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