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The Medical Minute: Steering Clear of Sledding Risks

When snowflakes begin to fall, kids of all ages – from toddlers to teens – get excited about sledding down hills covered in the white stuff. But it’s important for parents to teach their children important safety measures to prevent injury while having fun.

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Six Ways to Prepare for the Next Storm

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Stony Brook University Activates Emergency Operating Center in Preparation for Winter Storm Jonas

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As hundreds of students from across the country prepare to move into their resident halls this weekend, Stony Brook University is taking an extra steps to keep students safe.The Emergency Operating Center (EOC) at Stony Brook will be activated, starting at midnight tomorrow (Friday into Saturday) and throughout the storm.

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Cornell Climatologist Looks at Top Five Storms to Hit Washington D.C. Ahead of Incoming Blizzard

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Winter Weather Walking: How to Safely Get Around in Snow, Ice

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Winter precipitation can bring an increased risk for slips and falls on the ice and snow. Julia Henderson-Kalb, M.S., OTR/L an instructor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University, recommends some simple steps to minimize fall risk.

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Five Ways to Show Love for Someone with Allergies or Asthma this Valentine’s Day

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Tips for those who want to impress their Valentine with thoughtfulness and caring, but prefer not to break the bank by overspending.

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Michigan Tech Engineer Offers Winter Driving Tips

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Winter Soils-Still Alive

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Microbes, animals, still living in frozen soils

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Reboot Your New Year’s Resolutions with a Monday Health Reset

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Public health experts think the key to success to turn our New Year’s resolutions into reality is to bring the “fresh start” mindset of the beginning of the year to the beginning of every week. Research conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that Monday is akin to a “mini-New Year.” Reinforcing this “fresh start” Monday mindset with weekly cues and reminders can be a powerful tool in helping people sustain healthy behaviors over time.

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How to Prevent and Treat Frostbite

When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Stay warm and prevent frostbite by following these tips from dermatologists.

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Preparation for Snow Shoveling Prevents Injury

When snow, ice and frigid winds blast into town, watch out. If your body is not in condition, the common winter chore of snow shoveling can present the potential for spasms, strains, sprains and other health problems, warns the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).

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The Medical Minute: Warming Up to a Fitness Routine in the New Year

As healthy resolutions fill gyms and outdoor paths, two sports medicine doctors at Penn State Hershey Medical Center remind those who work out to do it safely – whether exercising indoors or out.

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What Less Time on Social Media Means for Relationships in 2016

For all those who resolve to spend less time on social media in 2016, here is what that means, say experts from Purdue University.

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Five Research-Approved Resolutions to Get Your New Year Off to a Strong Start

Here’s a new twist to an old tradition – resolutions that have some research to back up their worth. Below are five resolutions for 2016, all based on the work of University at Buffalo faculty. Their research and expertise provides direction on steps to take toward self-improvement and well-being in 2016.

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A Tidy Little Resolution for the New Year

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Enjoy Holiday Drinking without New Year Regret

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Too Much Sharing: Parents Might Need To Be More Anti-Social

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Researchers Find Link Between Processed Foods and Autoimmune Diseases

Researchers in Israel and Germany have identified a link between the increased use of processed foods and the rise in the incidence of autoimmune diseases.

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Triplet Preemies Home from Hospital in Time to Celebrate their first Christmas

Triplets Finn, Kyle and Ava Santiago, who were born six weeks premature and underweight, went home from Loyola University Medical Center Dec. 24, just in time to celebrate their first Christmas.

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Santa’s Sleigh Makes a Cyber Stop at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Santa Claus visited patients at Cincinnati Children's through video technology.