Tag Archives: Cold

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

As winter approaches, most of us are doing our best to adjust to earlier nightfall and dropping temperatures. It can be hard to get motivated to do much of anything when it is so cold outside. And now, there is another reason to dislike the windy, wintry weather that will soon be upon us. New… Read More »

Is this the reason you keep getting a cold?

Flu Symptoms? Over a third of us are still demanding antibiotics from our doctors when we don’t need them, which not only contributes to antibiotic resistance, it could be compromising your own immune system.  Editor Anna Magee reports Whether it’s that pesky sore throat that keeps coming back or the sinus infection that seems to… Read More »

Cold, Windy, Gray Day? Heart Attack Risk Is High

Image When the weather is bad, more people have heart attacks, Swedish researchers have found. In a study published in JAMA Cardiology, scientists report that lower temperature, higher wind speeds and less sunshine are all associated with a greater incidence of heart attack. The link was strongest with temperature. A temperature decrease from 68 degrees… Read More »