Heatstroke

Kent State defense can exhale as offensive support arrives

KENT, Ohio - Hidden inside Kent State's football futility in the recent past has been a defense that, most seasons, has been good enough to help post …

Kent State

'God always takes the special ones': Community mourns after student-athlete's sudden death

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. — Those who knew Kamaree Lyons, the 17-year-old who suddenly collapsed after walking off the basketball court Saturday …

Student Athletes

Cloud 9 owner Hoang Nam Nguyen admits synthetic drug sales at stores

After almost three years of legal wrangling, the owner of the controversial Cloud 9 smoke shops has pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen charges of …

Judiciary

Maryland set to face Minnesota a day after McNair investigation’s results are released

Maryland begins Big Ten play Saturday against Minnesota, a day after the findings of an external investigation into the death of Jordan McNair are expected to be released. The school’s board of regents will be briefed at their scheduled Friday meeting on the results of an independent firm’s probe …

Health and Safety

Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Marathon Could Take Place in Dangerously High Temperatures

Teams of researchers from Japan and the United States have been investigating just how bad it could get—and what to do about it.<p>Tokyo is set to host the 2020 Summer Olympics for the first time since 1964. But researchers in Japan and the United States have raised concerns about how the city’s high …

Summer Olympics

University of Maryland chancellor says regents still have confidence in Loh

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert L. Caret said he continues to have faith in the leadership of its flagship campus despite questions …

University of Maryland

Cells at Work! ‒ Episode 11

How would you rate <b>episode 11</b> of <br>Cells at Work! ?<p>When it comes to temperature, my feeling is that you can always put more clothes or blankets <i>on</i>, but …

Anime

Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga brace for heatwave - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The South African Weather Services has forecast a heat wave in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. It says the current heat wave is expected to last for …

Heat Waves

Nonfiction Book Review: Threshold: Emergency Responders on the U.S.-Mexico Border by Ieva Jusionyte. Univ. of California, $27.95 (296p) ISBN 978-0-520-29718-0

Threshold: Emergency Responders on the U.S.-Mexico Border<p>Ieva Jusionyte. Univ. of California, $27.95 (296p) ISBN 978-0-520-29718-0<p>In this combination …

Book Reviews

Escape from the heat island

Dangerously high temperatures, especially in cities, often cause conditions such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion or exacerbate preexisting medical …

Carnegie Mellon University

Police search for missing Pleasant Hill man with traumatic brain injury

Authorities have issued a Missouri endangered person advisory for a Pleasant Hill man who has been missing since Sunday.<p>Travis J. Jacobs, 45, was …

Brain Injury

Hot and uncomfortable heatwave expected to hit Gauteng

Residents across Gauteng are in for a hot spring week as heatwave conditions are predicted to hit Gauteng from Monday, reports Germiston City …

Gauteng

NASCAR at Las Vegas: Live updates, highlights from first playoff race of 2018

After the regular season ended with a rain-slogged final weekend in Indianapolis, the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs get underway in sunny Las Vegas, …

Las Vegas

Giants using sweat analysis to gain advantage on their competition

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The countless drops of sweat covering their drenched bodies are indicative of the hard work put in by the New York Giants …

University of Maryland

Temple Honors Maryland's Late Guard Jordan McNair During 35-14 Victory Over Terps

Temple wore No. 79 during Saturday's 35-14 victory over Maryland to honor the Terps' Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old redshirt freshman guard who died of …

Helmets

Kaiser Permanente: What Going Carbon Neutral By 2020 Has To Do With Health

What do carbon emissions have to do with health when you aren’t talking about flatulence? Plenty. That’s why Kaiser Permanente has set a goal to achieve carbon neutrality by sometime in 2020. In other words in about 2 years, Kaiser Permanente no longer wants to be adding any carbon gases to the …

Kaiser Permanente

Jordan McNair's number retired at his high school alma mater

McDonogh School (Owings Mills, Md.) honored alum Jordan McNair, the University of Maryland football player who tragically passed after suffering a …

University of Maryland

One of the populations most vulnerable to climate change is locked up in the path of Hurricane Florence

Mei Lo attended the Global Climate Action Summit to call attention to the inmates who couldn’t be here. She passed out flyers and asked activists to …

San Francisco

My View: Pass Clean Energy Jobs bill for kids' sake

View Comments<p>Under Clean Energy Jobs, major polluters would pay for every ton of climate pollution they emit. So it's not a cap for small businesses …

Portland, OR

5 Ways to Choose the Next Destination You Travel To

You’ve finally made the decision that you want to travel. You’ve realized that possessions are less important than experiences, and gather a plan to …

Heatstroke

Great Barrier Reef: Skeleton in the Sea

Unlike the thousands who marched in San Francisco’s Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice last Saturday, it was a minor triumph for Mobile, Alabama to …

Great Barrier Reef

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: Still 'serious failings' five years on, court martial hears

A health inspector says failures were "some of the most significant I've come across in many years in dealing with the MoD".<p>No appropriate guidelines …

Brecon Beacons

Heat Injuries Can Be Deadly. Here's How to Recognize, Treat and Prevent Them

Heat injuries are a serious issue, particularly for athletes.<p>Let's look at some key facts:<p>"There's no excuse for any number of heat stroke deaths, …

Heat Exhaustion

Well-traveled Canada lands on feet - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

When things ended the way they did at LSU, nobody would have blamed Matt Canada for fighting back.<p>Just one season into a guaranteed three-year deal …

Canada

Here's how to get out alive if you get trapped in a car

Car entrapment happens more often and more easily than most people think, and it can be deadly. That's why it is crucial to know how to escape.<p>Even a parked car poses many safety risks, said Byron Bloch, an auto safety expert and frequent expert witness based in Potomac, Maryland. Cleveland …

Money

Toddler dies in hot car after being accidentally left for hours

A toddler died Tuesday after being left for hours in a car in Moraga while outside temperatures hit at least 80 degrees, police said.<p>Lily Aracic, who was 19 months old, had been accidentally left in the vehicle by a family member, according to Moraga police. The same family member found her there, …

Contra Costa County

Maryland to Release Findings in Jordan McNair's Death Sept. 21

The University System of Maryland board of regents will release its findings into whether the Maryland football staff followed proper protocol at a …

Maryland

After death of Jordan McNair, local high school coaches emphasize heatstroke prevention

C.H. Flowers Coach Dameon Powell settled into the bleachers at Shepherd University’s football field on a humid July afternoon, having driven one and a half hours to support his defensive tackle, Jaden Thompson, at the college’s football camp.<p>But Powell grew worried when the three-hour session …

High School Sports

Texas OL Patrick Hudson out of hospital after heat illness | FOX Sports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas sophomore offensive lineman Patrick Hudson has been released from the hospital and returned to class a week after heat …

Intensive Care

How Well Illinois Prevents Student Athlete Deaths

The Korey Stringer Institute ranked each state based on how well it prevents sudden deaths among high school athletes. How IL did:<p>ILLINOIS — Illinois …

New Jersey