Joan Bush

Health Educator/Safe KidsCoalition of Queens Coordinator
Office of Community and Public Health Education
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Recent Posts By: Joan Bush

Alone in a Hot Car: No Place for a Child

Serious or fatal injuries caused solely by being trapped in a hot car happen often enough that they have their own term: vehicular hyperthermia. Cars get much hotter inside than the outdoor temperature. In 10 minutes, a car’s heat can rise 19 degrees. So during an 80-degree day, the temperature inside a closed car can… Read more »