| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:08 PM
As the temperature eclipsed 90 degrees for the sixth day in a row on Friday, and the heat index once again climbed into the mid-100s, the steamy mix is beginning to take a toll on the health of residents.
Dr. Neil Roy, vice chairman of the Meritus...
| Jul 19, 2013
Jeff Keith had his right leg amputated when he was 12. He went on to captain the Fairfield Prep ski team and play goal for the Boston College lacrosse team. He ran across America on one leg.
That's right. One leg. Nine months. Boston to Los Angeles via...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I see a naturopathic doctor for chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. She recommended coffee enemas. Do you think this is safe? — V.A., Seattle
Dear V.A.: Yes, coffee enemas are used by holistic physicians for all sorts of...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shane Battier finds it humorous. That doesn't mean he also doesn't respect the challenge ahead.
But the notion of championship fatigue, one most recently offered by TNT analyst Steve Kerr amid his forecast of the Chicago Bulls coming out of the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:36 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than a decade after treatment, the average woman who has had breast cancer seems about as satisfied with her life as women who never had the disease, according to a new Canadian study.
"It's been recognized for a long...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets: The steel underpinnings have thinned...
| Sep 14, 2013
Mimi Benz discovered her fervor for hot exercise by accident. She had taken heated yoga classes but had never thought to combine high temperatures with her true passion, indoor cycling, until the air conditioning broke during a cycling class at her gym....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
About 400 firefighters continued to battle a blaze along the New Jersey shore Thursday evening, with Gov. Chris Christie reporting that the blaze had destroyed some areas.
Seaside Park -- a community about 80 miles south of New York City with a year-...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Eight student athletes were taken to the hospital after experiencing heat exhaustion at a track meet in Irwindale, officials said.
The students, who ranged in age from 13 to 16, started to collapse after reaching the finish line in 107-degree heat,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:50 PM
A man with an underlying health condition died of heat-related complications in Howard County recently, marking the state's first death linked to hot weather so far this summer, health officials said Wednesday.
Health officials said he was between 45-64...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Sixty-five people were treated for heat-related illness at Baltimore's African American Festival over the weekend, as city health officials declared Sunday the first Code Red heat alert day of 2013.
The heat index topped 104 degrees Sunday, with...