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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...
Tags: Fatigue, Memorial Day, Physiology, Health, High Blood Pressure
Memorial Day is definitely not what it used to be. I have mentioned before how I was taught Memorial Day was spent as a day of respect to the dead. My mother would lovingly put together flowers in a painted bucket to take to the graves. These flowers...
Tags: Memorial Day, Holidays, Human Interest
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...
Tags: Fatigue, Blisters, Benadryl (drug), Shortness of Breath, Health
By this time next week, I will no longer have kids at R.D. White Elementary School. I know what you are thinking … so what? Children move out of elementary school every year. While that's true, it's less frequent when a family has a child at one...
WSBT-TV ReporterIt's a disturbing trend in Elkhart County; the Humane Society says it's seen several cases recently of cats dying, not all of them intentionally killed, but accidentally after being sealed in a container. Of the four cases in just three weeks, the Humane...
FOX 17 ReporterDoes it ever seem like crime rates rise when the temperature does? One local police department has data to prove it. Lt. Frank Baker with the Allegan County Sheriff's Dept. says, "I think when temperatures increase dispatchers anticipate an increased...
Tags: Frank Baker, Hypothermia
Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. Heat disorders...
An Indianapolis grandfather accused of taking three children on "brutal hikes" through the Grand Canyon appeared in court Wednesday. Christopher Carlson entered a not guilty plea to six counts of Knowing Child Abuse in a Phoenix, Ariz., courtroom....
A Central Indiana mother flew to Arizona Thursday to rescue her three children from their grandfather for abuse authorities allege he committed during hikes at the Grand Canyon. "I am out here. I am trying to get them back right now, I have never been...
Tags: Indiana, Abusive Behavior, Arizona, Social Issues
An Indiana man has been charged with several federal counts of child abuse for reportedly forcing his grandsons to go on harsh hikes through the Grand Canyon. Christopher Carlson is accused of beating his 12, 9 and 8-year-old grandsons and making them...
Tags: Trials, Indiana, Colorado, Child Abuse, Crime, Law and Justice
With summer come accidents as people become more active and spend more time outdoors. The American College of Emergency Physicians offers top five tips for you and your family for the holiday weekend. Tip 1: Food Safety — Refrigerate all...
Build a seven-mile trail over the steepest terrain possible, create 20 physical challenges and just add water. That's the recipe behind Seven Springs' Mud on the Mountain competition held Saturday on the ski slopes. It's called Mud on the Mountain as a...
Tags: Hypothermia, Heart Failure
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