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When should you take exercise inside?

Through the heat and the haze of the Washington region, you can spot some hardcore fitness fanatics running, walking, cycling or playing golf or tennis outside. But there comes a time when it's best to take physical activity inside.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 08:33am EDT

Tags: exercise, heat index, paula wolfson, City Fitness Gym

Cooling centers open to give relief from area's extreme heat

Cooling centers open across the area to help residents cool off as temperatures rise.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 04:42am EDT

Tags: cooling centers

First Md. heat death of year reported

The first Maryland heat-related death of 2013 happened in Howard County, state authorities announced Wednesday.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Tags: Maryland, heat deaths, heat stroke

CDC: Intense heat, weather to stick around

Whether you believe that climate change is real or not, the fact remains that the summers are getting hotter and the storms are more intense.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 06:37am EDT

Tags: NBC News, CDC, david burd

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Be prepared for area's first heat wave

A Bermuda high off the Carolinas will funnel hot air into the region for the next several days. Temperatures will be in the 90s.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 05:02am EDT

Tags: heat wave, weather, dick uliano

Heating plastics introduces dangers to humans and hormones

Warming food and beverages in plastic containers has been a hot topic in recent years. However, experts say it is a warning that should not be ignored.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 08:21am EDT

Tags: plastics, water bottles, Rolf Halden, hormones, endocrine

Shelter dogs keep cool in kiddie pools

The term "shelter dogs" can conjure up images of unkempt animals in depressing settings. But that wasn't the case Thursday at Prince George's Animal Management Services.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 07:46am EDT

Tags: dogs, Kate Ryan, pets,

Laws for pets in the heat are common sense

Despite heat advisories and warnings, officials are still responding to reports of animals being left out in the blazing heat and being left in cars, where temperatures can top 120 degrees.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 10:53am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, pets, Washington Humane Society

Heat-related deaths in Maryland reach 18

Maryland health officials say a total of 18 people have died of heat-related causes in the state.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 05:05pm EDT

Tags: derecho, heat deaths, Maryland

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