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  • Homeless Alcoholics Cost Taxpayers

    Homeless Alcoholics Cost Taxpayers
    Thousands of chronic alcoholics are battling life on Seattle streets but they're not doing it alone. Researchers say taxpayers are supporting this lifestyle paying out an average of $4,832 dollars every month. That's according to a UW study that looked at...
  • The Skinny on Winter Dryness

    The Skinny on Winter Dryness
    Boots? Check! Parka? Check! Insulated gloves? Check! Those of us living in cold climates have a mental checklist we run through to protect our bodies before stepping out into frigid winter weather. Yet the season brings challenges in mild zones as well....
  • Brrrracing for Cold Weather

    Brrrracing for Cold Weather
    When the temperature drops around the holidays, older adults run a high risk of health problems related to the cold-including hypothermia, frostbite, falls in ice and snow, and injuries. So it's important that they, and those who care for them, take...
  • Dog That Ran After Adoption Found 7 Months Later

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Humane Society officials say that a dog that escaped in Middletown just hours after being adopted, has been found nearly seven months later. Society officials say they are amazed the hound managed to survive the...
  • Recording the sounds of the West

    Recording the sounds of the West
    A synthesized cellphone melody pulls Jeff Rice from his sleep. De-de da-de-de da-de-de da-de. De-de da-de-de da-de-de da-de. Rice hits the alarm. It's 4:30, still dark. He clicks on his headlamp and dresses in the confines of his tent. The nylon zipper...
  • Don't Freeze Your Routine

    Don't Freeze Your Routine
    Those chilly winds tell you to cover your plants, put on the snow tires and store the patio furniture. But, don't pack up your fitness activities - winterize them instead. Here's how: Keep as much of your activity outdoors as possible. Snow, sleet and...
  • Winter Weather Water Skiers

    Winter Weather Water Skiers
    Water sports don't normally include snow and 30 degree water temperatures, but today they did. For the past 30 years the Grand City Show Skiers have been braving the cold temperatures to ski on New Years Day. Organizer Tim Priest said that they like...
  • Freezing Temperatures: How to Stay Safe

    Freezing Temperatures: How to Stay Safe
    With just a few hours before the artic blast arrives in north Texas kids are stilly playing in tee shirts and skirts. Tomorrow, that may be dangerous. Baylor- Carrollton pediatrician Farah Naz says that kids, because of their size, are at greater risk...
  • Frozen Cat Survives After Thawing Out

    Frozen Cat Survives After Thawing Out
    NORFOLK, Mass. -- A cat found frozen in the snow has made a miraculous recovery. Annie, a 13-year-old tuxedo cat, disappeared during snowstorm in early December on the day her family was moving. Five weeks later there was still no sign of the cat and...
  • Chilly Weather Safety Tips

    Chilly Weather Safety Tips
    Extreme winter temperatures can be just as dangerous as Houston's famous summertime heat. "Even a short exposure, if you're not prepared for the elements, you can see changes from hypothermia or from frostbite within 20 to 30 minutes," said Dr. Jamie...
  • Old parka conjures up freezing memories

    A column last week about a 35-year-old parka that has kept me toasty since I bought it as a teenager prompted readers to share their stories of old coats and dealing with frigid temperatures. I shivered reading some of them. One reader described having...
  • Don't Freeze Your Fitness Routine

    Don't Freeze Your Fitness Routine
    DALLAS - Does a chill in the air make you want to curl up underneath a blanket by the fire? With the right preparation, you can embrace the elements while staying active and healthy. Here are some tips from experts and enthusiasts on how to safely savor...