We’re all susceptible to hypothermia, a dangerous drop in core body temperature. But cold is only part of the story. Learn 3 facts that may surprise you.
It’’s important to keep your little ones all bundled up in the cold, but that warm coat can get in the way of protecting your children in a car crash.
Winter can leave your skin parched, flaky and dull. But if you take care to keep a daily regimen of gentle cleansing and regular moisturizing, you can combat the effects of cold weather, dermatologists say. Learn more.
Here’s why you might try using white-light therapy to improve mood and sleep quality over the dark winter months.
Few aspects of colder weather months can be as irritating as dry winter air. From fly-away hair to scaly skin, the cold winter air can wreak havoc on your body’s appearance. But did you know that dry winter air also can make you vulnerable to illness?
Oh, nothing feels better than a long, hot shower on a cold winter morning. However, the hot water can strip away your skin’s natural oils — leaving your skin dry and itchy. There are some simple ways you can safeguard your skin. Learn more.
We all know that diet and exercise are important to heart health. But we may not realize that shoveling snow is strenuous exercise that could be too much of a burden on our hearts, especially if we’ve been more sedentary in colder months.
For many people, the gray days of winter can mean gray moods. If you feel sad, can’t sleep and feel as if all you want to do is lie on the sofa, eat bad food and watch cable for days on end, you might have seasonal affective disorder.
We know to guard our skin against frostbite by covering up when we go outside in sub-freezing temperatures. But extreme cold also can impact your vital organs. Find out how you can protect yourself.
As we age, our bones become more fragile. Our reflexes are no longer lightening-quick. If you are over age 65, having four or more of these risk factors will increase your risk of falling by 80 percent.