| Jul 2, 2010
Emergency-room professionals have their own name for the long, lovely, lazy days that kids look forward to in summer: trauma season. Because that's when hospitals see a spike in drownings and heat-related accidents.
Here are some of the biggest...
| Jun 27, 2010
The sun beats down on the red bricks of Sacramento's residential hotels. Most of the people who live here have no fans or air conditioners; they open their windows hoping a breeze might brush by. "It's really hot! There's no air conditioner in it."...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 6:07 PM
The heat is something everyone should take seriously. Health issues like heat exhaustion or even heat stroke can come on quickly when temperatures reach the 90's or higher.
Your best defense against the high temperatures is staying hydrated, which...
| Jul 11, 2010
Anxious to get out and enjoy the summer sun, take some advice from the professional bicyclists tearing up the streets of downtown Lodi - they say to avoid heat stroke in triple digits - you need to learn a new catchphrase.
"Pre-hydrate. So, you end up...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 6:15 PM
LOS ANGELES -- An excessive heat warning is in effect for Valley areas and the Los Angeles and Ventura County mountain areas through Saturday, as the region braces for another round of triple-digit temperatures and possible thunderstorms.
| Jul 14, 2010
| 4:25 PM
Q. I feel that the heat affects me more now than when I was younger. Are there extra precautions I should take?
Emma, La Crescenta
When we are in the heat too long, we can experience heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. The symptoms of heat...
| Jul 18, 2010
Houston is no stranger to blistering summer heat waves. But in some cases, scorching temperatures can be dangerous. 39 News discovered ways to protect yourself from the heat. With temperatures soaring in the 90s, living in the Bayou City can be tough....
| Jul 30, 2010
In full pads and helmets, student athletes will soon take the fields for football practices across the state. For many it will mean, competing in almost triple digit heat. Always close by are coaches, whose job it is to keep athletes safe.
| Aug 8, 2010
Investigators in Montgomery County are still looking for a Houston man who drowned in Lake Conroe on Saturday. His name is Gerald Ellison. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department notified the Constables Pct. 1 Marine Division about the incident....
| Aug 9, 2010
| 3:08 PM
Parents in Lebanon are outraged after they were left in the school bus in sweltering heat.
"I thought my first day of school -- I can't believe I'm saying this -- but I thought it was going to be a blast," says 11-year-old Alexa Cripe.
Cripe says she...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 11:53 AM
A wave of heat and humidity has people in West Michigan trying to stay cool and safely survive the weather.
Temperatures reached into the upper 80’s Thursday and are expected to possible reach into the ‘90’s by Friday. A high dew...
| Aug 26, 2010
After more than a dozen high school football players were hospitalized last week in McMinnville, Ore., news reports blamed a "mystery" illness. Emerging details suggest a not-so-mysterious cause: heat stress injury as a result of vigorous training in...