| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:40 AM
It's July, and fall athletes are — or will soon be — beginning their pre-season conditioning.
To maximize their performance and stay healthy, I'd like to share some important tips to help them dominate this fall. There are a three critical...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:55 PM
For most of my life, I’ve lived in places where summers were uncomfortable, and occasionally intolerable. Muggy heat makes me almost claustrophobic at times.
The National Weather Service has given us an additional measuring tool, the heat index....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Question: I got a call recently. The caller said he was my grandson, Robert. He didn’t quite sound like Robert, but he said he had a cold and he was “in trouble.”
He was in Canada and needed help. I asked why he didn’t call his...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Kings of Leon canceled the remainder of their summer tour Monday, including an Aug. 26 concert at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre inTinley Park, Ill.
A spokesman for promoter Live Nation said singer Caleb Followill is “suffering from vocal issues...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:42 PM
The extreme heat is being blamed for two deaths in Indiana.
Paul and Marcella Armes were found dead in their mobile home in Evansville Monday.
Evansville Police said the temperature inside was 108 degrees. All of the windows and doors were shut.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:06 AM
It's winter (almost)! (Also, gross). That means it's time for another quick 'n' dirty-style advice column. Grab some mulled wine and come sit on my knee. If you missed the fall quickies, read 'em at your leisure. It is winter, after all, what else are you...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Two firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion following a 3-alarm field fire on the city's west side.
Fire broke out just before 6 p.m. at the Eagle Creek Airpark.
Officials completely closed the airport due to the heavy smoke. Officials also shut...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:07 AM
I always chuckle when someone tells me they can't do something before they even try it.
"I can't lose weight," "I can't stop smoking," "I can't cut 700 words out of this 1,000-word letter to the editor."
I bet you can if you try.
"Can't" is not a...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 7:52 AM
I looked down the hill and there he was by the mailbox. Fear gripped me. This happened about 13 years ago, but I can still remember it as vividly as yesterday. You see, my first-born, Jared, and I had gone outside to play in the yard a few moments...
| May 4, 2012
A commercial website for people suffering from symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia is rife with numerous illegal and misleading treatment claims, according to a recent warning letter sent to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum by the U.S. Food and Drug...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:21 PM
If you've seen a farmer recently and he had a stressed look on his face, he has good reason. It's the time of the year that can make or break a dairy farmer: planting season. May and June are some of the busiest times on the dairy farm.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:39 PM
A Beech Grove firefighter was taken to the hospital suffering heat exhaustion Tuesday.
Fire broke out at an unoccupied trailer in the 4000 block of Noah Drive around 12:34 p.m.
It took firefighters about 20 minutes to subdue the blaze.