Heat Stroke News
New heat lab at UConn will test limits of athletes, soldiers
The Korey Stringer Institute, named for the Minnesota Vikings lineman who died of a heat stroke in 2001 has opened a new state-of-the art laboratory at UConn to study the effects of heat and humidity on the human body
Prosecutor: No charges for mom of child who died in hot car
A prosecutor in southwest Ohio says the mother of a 15-month-old girl who died when she was left inside a car by her mother as the woman worked nearby will not be charged in the death
Kent State athlete's death ruled exertional heat stroke
An Ohio coroner has ruled exertional heat stroke caused the death of a Kent State University football player after an offseason morning workout
94-year-old sues Florida nursing home where 8 residents died in wake of Irma
A 94-year-old woman living at the Florida nursing home where eight residents died after an air conditioning system failed in the wake of Hurricane Irma is now suing the rehabilitation center, claiming it showed "negligence and reckless indifference" toward its elderly residents. Rosa Cabrera's
Philadelphia commuter train derails; police say no one hurt
Police say no injuries have been reported from that they are calling a "minor" derailment of a commuter train in Philadelphia
Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses
Florida senior centers fight lack of air conditioning with Popsicles, cool compresses
8 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma
Authorities also evacuated 170 people from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after Irma knocked out the center's air conditioning.
Dangers after Irma: Chain saws, generators, heat, ladders
Irma claimed dozens of lives when it struck, but experts warn deaths and injuries often follow in the aftermath of natural disasters from live wires, ladders, chain saws and more
8 residents found dead in Florida nursing home
They were found after the air conditioning failed, and the center was evacuated this morning.
Millions of people across 5 states remain without power after Irma
Thousands of utility workers are attempting to restore power to nearly 4.9 million Americans as concerns of heat exhaustion and carbon monoxide poisoning from generators are on the rise.