| May 10, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Ah, summer. A time for all sorts of fun activities — hikes, cookouts, pool days, bike rides and more. And ow, summer. A time for all kinds of seasonal injuries and health emergencies. such as burns from the grill, tick bites, heat stroke and...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Happy New Year, Top Cheffers! If you are anything like me, you are almost fully recovered from a two-week holiday bender. Since it is the new year, I made the same resolution to exercise and eat more healthfully that I am sure everyone else out there...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:07 PM
If you knew what actually happened to Georgia Gould in 2008 as she regained consciousness on a stretcher in California, IV sticking into her arm, your first question might be a lot like Georgia's.
She knew she'd blacked out on the...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 12:45 PM
A new Maryland State Department of Education policy aimed at better acclimatizing student athletes to the heat during the early days of practice nearly brought teddy bears and trash cans to the football field this week.
While much of the model heat...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:43 AM
This episode was practically perfect, you guys. I won't spoil it in the first paragraph, but the teams are still in India and I think some bad karma came around to gently nudge a few people. I wouldn't have minded a swift kick to some people's behinds,...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
As Memorial Day approaches and the temperatures rise, some state health officials are reminding residents to take care of themselves and their children and neighbors.
The state is activating its heat emergency website, dhmh.maryland.gov/extremeheat,...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:34 PM
As temperatures climbed into the 90s around Harford County Memorial Day weekend, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene activated its state heat emergency website http://dhmh.maryland.gov/extremeheat to provide information about preventing...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The National Weather Service is warning of hazardous weather conditions in Laurel Thursday, with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. Temperatures Friday are expected to reach 93 degrees, with thunderstorms possible.
Laurel city's two pools will open an...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Maryland health officials have activated a state heat emergency plan, and some counties have followed suit, with temperatures already topping 90 degrees by 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning residents to be...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Safari Charles of Owings Mills learned a few important lessons after running her first half-marathon last year.
Wear shoes that fit, or your toenails may turn black. Run with a group for motivation (and for those days your husband would rather sleep in)....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:58 AM
After a nearly two-week long heat wave, Harford County is finally getting a break from the high temperatures, which state health officials say contributed locally to the death of a Pennsylvania man Saturday.
There have been 13 heat-related deaths in...