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Does cold weather cause colds? Getting to the bottom of the myth

We’ve all heard our parents tell us to wear a coat in the winter to avoid getting a cold. Does this make sense? Does being exposed to cold weather actually give you a cold? 276 more words

Body Health

Extreme cold weather alert issued for Toronto

Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer of Health has issued an extreme cold weather alert for Wednesday as the temperature is expected to fall to -13C this evening. 155 more words

Weather

Going to the Birds

While I write this, I’m eating sunflower seeds. In the shell. One at a time. My last addiction. Sometimes it’s hard to get myself to pause just long enough to write a sentence or two. 296 more words

Whatever, In A Good Way

Record cold Sunday in West Palm Beach, unusually cold again tonight

Clouds, rain and chilly temperatures plagued South Florida Sunday, tying a record cold high set 62 years ago.

Sunday’s high temperature at Palm Beach International Airport reached just 59 degrees. 350 more words

News

Blowing Snow, Icy Roads

We have had A LOT of snow this year. Ditches are full with drifts or piles, of snow, along most roadways.

Due to a few warm days, the majority of snow has gotten a hard crust on the top. 153 more words

Frigid Fairbanks

As the front page of the Fairbanks Daily News Miner reminds us of the cold snap, some people, mesmerized by the idea of living in such temperatures still ask, “What’s it like at 40 below? 292 more words

Exposure to Cold May Help You With Weight Management

David Mendosa found a 2016 research report suggesting that cool temperatures may help with weight management by activating our brown fat, which burns more calories. Heat generated by brown fat is derived from glucose and triglycerides. 498 more words

Weight Loss