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How You Can Tell If You Need a Humidifier

Tags: allergy, asthma, humidity, shortness of breath, tips for winter weather, winter

Humidifiers improve indoor air quality, reducing lung and nose discomfort and alleviating asthma and allergies.


Cold Weather Can Give You Exercise-induced Asthma

Cold Weather Can Give You Exercise-induced Asthma

Tags: asthma, exercise, exercise-induced asthma, tips for winter weather, winter, winter sports

Most people with chronic asthma experience asthma symptoms when they exercise. But many people who never experience asthma symptoms also can experience the same chest-tightening and shortness of breath when they work out – especially in cold weather.


How Icicles Can Be Surprisingly Dangerous

How Icicles Can Be Surprisingly Dangerous

Tags: concussion, emergency, emergency care, tips for winter weather, winter

As if the snow and cold have not been enough to deal with this winter, another danger now hangs over our heads: the large icicles that have formed on many homes and buildings. Find out what to do if you're hit by falling ice.


6 Tips to Protect Your Lips from the Cold

6 Tips to Protect Your Lips from the Cold

Tags: chapped lips, dermatologist, dermatology, skin care, tips for winter weather, winter

Winter can be a brutal time of the year for your lips. The cold air, the chilling wind and dry, heated air inside all conspire to make your smoocher dry and tight. Here are six tips to keep your lips lovely all winter long.


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Make Hats Mandatory for Your Kids in Cold Temperatures

Tags: cold, frostbite, growing pains of parenting, hypothermia, tips for winter weather, winter

When bitterly cold temperatures hit, you have to be careful not to stay out in the frigid air for too long. A cold weather emergency can happen relatively quickly, especially with children.


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Snow Shoveling—A Real Risk for Heart Attack

Tags: Dr. A. Marc Gillinov, heart, heart attack, heart health, prevention, risk factors, tips for winter weather, winter

The driveway is piling up with snow. You bundle up and get to work, trying to dig it out as fast as you can to get back in the warm house. Find out why doctors advise against shoveling for many of us.


Don’t Fall Prey to Winter Perils (Infographic)

Don’t Fall Prey to Winter Perils (Infographic)

Tags: cold, falling, frostbite, ice, infographic, injury, snow shoveling, tips for winter weather, winter

Winter is here and it’s important to be prepared for the elements. Family Medicine doctor Michael Rabovsky, MD, shares some helpful tips that will keep you healthy and safe through the snow and ice and cold this season


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Your Best Strategies for Beautiful Hair in the Winter

Tags: dermatologist, dermatology, hair, hair loss, stress, tips for winter weather, winter

Winter can be tough on your hair. But shiny, healthy-looking locks are within reach regardless of the season – it just takes a little extra effort and some tender loving care.


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7 Tips to Overcome Asthma When You Exercise

Tags: asthma, asthma attack, exercise, exercise-induced asthma, inhaler, tips for winter weather

If you’re an athlete with asthma, you don't have to hold back. With proper medication and conditioning, you can participate fully in sports.


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Wetter Winter This Year Could Spell Allergy Woes

Tags: allergies, allergy, seasonal allergies, tips for winter weather, winter

Lots of snow fell this past winter, which means there's lots of water in the ground. That can set the stage for a bad allergy season.