| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:05 AM
For those without air conditioning, getting to sleep and staying asleep can be very tough. Sleep loss and exhaustion during periods of excessive heat is common. Here are some recommended steps from the National Sleep Foundation on getting to sleep.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:54 PM
The Peninsula Health District is reminding residents that the extreme heat we're experiencing is downright dangerous. Last year there were 10 heat-related deaths in Virginia and there have already been several this year.
“During times of...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:02 PM
The weather is cooler, but we are learning more about the deadly toll the heat wave has taken.
On Friday, Elkhart police found 84-year-old Kathleen Hyre and 45-year-old Michael Bowen both dead in their respective homes.
These cases highlight the need...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:31 AM
PETOSKEY — Law enforcement officials seek to remind area residents that if it's hot outside, it's even hotter in a car that's turned off.
"Everybody knows how hot it can get in a car in a very short time," said Boyne City Police Department...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:25 AM
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- A toddler left in a locked car in near-record heat has survived temperatures that could have reached as high as 150 degrees Fahrenheit, one expert says.
At 158 degrees, you can cook an egg.
Two children were left in extremely hot...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:54 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A 19-year-old woman died after being overcome by heat while hiking on a steep trail to a popular waterfall in East County, county officials said.
Lynn Thu Tran of Escondido began feeling ill and passed out during an outing to Cedar Creek...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Dennis Miller’s sisters said he often would go somewhere to drink for a while; they wouldn’t see him for a day or two.
“He was an alcoholic, but he didn’t stay drunk,” said his twin sister, Dianne Miller. He would stay...
| Aug 20, 2010
Los Angeles is earning a reputation as a hotbed of raves — those dance parties that sometimes last all night and feature pulsing electronic music, light shows and recreational drugs. In addition to drawing tens of thousands of young people to...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The news of swimmer Fran Crippen's death has created an outpouring of response and raised serious questions about the race conditions and safety issues at the 10K open water event in the United Arab Emirates. Crippen did not finish the......
| Nov 8, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Men might want to start leaving laptop action to the ladies. Or at least work while the computers are on a desk, according to recent research about â€śscrotal hyperthermia.â€ť Itâ€™s not the kind of â€śhot and heavyâ€ť most dudes prefer.......
| Nov 30, 2010
| 9:32 PM
The father of an inmate who died last year after his body temperature reportedly rose to 106 degrees in Cook County Jail sued Sheriff Tom Dart today, alleging his son's cell was allowed to become dangerously hot.According to the lawsuit, the temperature...
| May 23, 2011
| 9:40 PM
The folks at Pet Poison Helpline share this report that details the top-selling human medications and the potential dangers these drugs pose to pets. The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics recently released a report that included the top five...