| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:39 PM
Scenes from a mall: two15 year-old boys, one vomiting, screaming, able to rise off the ground despite being held down by three mall security officers. Another also being restrained by mall security. Responding police officers described the behavior as...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:26 AM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia wants you to know that a sore throat, back pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea do not always require a trip to the emergency room.
Instead, the health insurer says, they can be treated in an urgent care...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 12:41 PM
Another intense heat wave has descended upon the Tri-State area and according to the National Weather Service, temperatures could hit 110 degrees in areas in New Jersey and are expected to be in the mid to high 90's in New York City.
Cooling centers will...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:45 AM
From the Office of Emergency Management:
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for New York City through 9 PM Tuesday, July 12. While temperatures are expected to reach into the low 90s, the combination of heat and humidity will make it...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Saline County Health Department reminds the public to protect themselves in hot summer temperatures. Even short periods of high temperatures can cause serious health problems. During hot weather health emergencies, keep informed by listening to local...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Concussion Definition A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that may result in a bad headache, altered levels of alertness, or unconsciousness. It temporarily interferes with the way your brain works, and it can affect memory, judgment, reflexes,...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:47 PM
The suspect accused of planting a camera in the family shower area of a bathroom at Plano's Oak Point Recreation center has been apprehended.
Police say 43-year-old Christopher Scott Furber hid a recording device disguised to look like a bathroom...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 9:01 AM
It's hard to believe just a few months ago we were buried in inches of snow, but this week the temperatures in the Tri-state area have reached deadly heights, with the mercury flirting with triple digits.
City living is worse, because the buildings and...
| Aug 9, 2010
Heat exhaustion is a milder form of heat illness that can develop after several days of inadequate hydration. It is the body's response to excessive loss of water and salt contained in sweat.
Dizziness Headache Muscle cramps Nausea...
| Oct 27, 2009
| 4:32 PM
In August, six Harvard Medical School scientists were sickened after drinking coffee from a communal coffee machine: Turns out it was laced with a chemical called sodium azide. The poisoning was revealed last week in an internal memo to faculty......
| Feb 10, 2009
| 1:22 PM
By Ronald Reimer, M.D., Tribune Media Services Premium Health News Service
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What do you think of acupuncture as a treatment for various ailments? How does it work?
ANSWER: Acupuncture, which has been used and studied throughout the...
| Aug 14, 2008
For men and women, the most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort, says Ronald McKechnie. He's on the staff at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, co-director for cardiovascular education at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk...