| Feb 8, 2011
| 8:49 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A former high school athlete whose sports career was ended by a series of life-threatening concussions is working hard to help other students avoid his fate.
"When it happened to me, we didn't know what to do," said Tommy Mallon of Solana...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Following notification from its supplier, Garden of Eatin, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets have removed from stores several Garden of Eatin brand products. The products may contain wheat and soy, undeclared allergens.
The following products...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Movies are often viewed as the perfect way to relax: You sit in a comfy seat, eat some popcorn and tune out for two hours.
But there's a lot more to cinema than simply entertainment. Movies affect your brain and body in ways you may not be able to...
| Jun 25, 2011
To help protect their brains, athletes are now given preseason computer tests that assess memory, concentration and reaction time. Some players don helmets with "concussion reduction technology" or use special mouth guards that promise to "prevent...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:25 AM
With temperatures in the 90s, you should avoid strenuous activity in the heat. The Pennsylvania Department of Health has information on heat exaustion and heat stroke.
“Those at greatest risk for developing heat-related illness are infants and...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:29 AM
With temperatures reaching 100 degrees or higher in many parts of the nation -- and heat always a concern in South Florida, safety experts are warning outdoor workers to watch for symptoms of heat illness.
Heat exhaustion killed more than 30 workers last...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:02 AM
J.B. Holmes started this year’s PGA Tour superbly, but in recent months his play dropped off for reasons that were very obvious to those around him.
“It’s hard to put the ball in the hole when you are seeing three of them (holes),&...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:58 PM
In a recent interview, Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts said he was feeling better than he had at any time in the past six months.
The two-time All-Star, in Baltimore for the first time since leaving the team in June after suffering a concussion in a...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 6:38 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Cooler temperatures are forecast for Southern California Friday, ending an extended heat wave that sent the mercury soaring into the triple digits.
Expect a 10 to 15 degree reduction in highs as the onshore flow...
| Sep 27, 2011
Christa Hvidsten wasn't feeling so hot even though it was July in Dallas--about a week before the surgery in Los Angeles that would change her life.
For several years a tumor in the center of Christa's brain had slowly grown until last October she...