Major snow events usually are inconvenient for most of us. But according to a recent study, the days following a big snowstorm can mean spending time in the hospital for some people.
Forging through snow and ice and cold is challenging in the winter and can lead to physical peril. Find out what you can do to avoid injuries and health problems. Check out the following tips from Family Medicine doctor Michael Rabovsky, MD, Interim Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine in the Medicine Institute and Medical Director … Read More
If you’re a skier, snowshoe aficionado or hockey player, odds are you embrace the coming season enthusiastically. For the rest of us, the stress of cold, snowy weather may have us wishing for spring long before the last autumn leaves have fallen. But the truth is, anyone can learn to find the best of the winter season. … Read More
True or False: If you have coronary heart disease, you should not shovel the driveway. True False Answer: True In their book, Heart 411, Drs. Gillinov and Nissen say: Each year, shoveling snow sends more than 11,000 people to the hospital. While most have orthopedic injuries, 7 percent have cardiac problems, and many of these … Read More