Tag Archives: winter

Tips to ease joint pain in the winter

By: Bel Marra Health | Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 04:30 AM
Tips to prevent and treat winter joint pain

You may find that your joint pain worsens in the winter months. As the dropping temperatures chill your bones, your joints feel achy and stiffer. Wintertime joint pain can make the cold months far worse, and if you already aren’t… Read More

Tips to avoid back pain while snow shoveling

By: Devon Andre | Friday, December 30, 2016 - 08:30 AM
Tips to avoid back pain while snow shoveling

Snow shoveling is often followed by back pain, but the former doesn’t have to automatically imply the latter. There are preventative measures you can take when snow shoveling to avoid back pain and enjoy a pain-free winter season. Snow shoveling… Read More

Polar vortex health safety tips

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 06:30 AM
Polar vortex health safety tips

It seems like 2016 will be the return of the polar vortex – extreme cold and high winds. As a result experts are warning Americans to prevent hypothermia and frostbite as best as they can. Wind chills can make temperatures… Read More

Flu cases in U.S. still remain low: CDC

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM
flu cases lower in US

Although cases of the flu tend to surge in the winter months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that this year cases of the flu still remain quite low in the U.S. The reasoning for minimal… Read More

Warmer winter means less illness

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, December 07, 2015 - 09:45 AM
Warmer winter means less illness

Environment Canada is calling for a warmer winter, which translates to less illness for the population. Above seasonal temperatures could mean Canadians will be less sick because the flu is more likely to spread in colder temperatures. Dr. Wajid Ahmed,… Read More

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