Winter can bring lots of family fun — whether this involves sledding and romping around in the snow or just hanging around together at home. Here are a few ideas for parents to keep their kids warm, healthy and safe during winter.
The mercury may be falling soon, but that doesn’t mean you have to sideline your outdoor workout for the winter. A little preparation can go a long way toward full enjoyment and high performance levels during colder weather.
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.
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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.