Preparing for being active in cold weather can help keep us safe and increase our enjoyment.
The winter solstice is past, but bundle up – January is when winter really arrives in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
Increased digital screen use, face masks and winter weather combine to form a triple threat to eye health: The dry eye triad. Here’s how to combat the resulting eye fatigue, irritation and discomfort.
Counter to what you might expect, events like the February cold wave that froze Texas can actually become more likely with global warming.
One quarter of monitored social housing properties recorded winter temperatures below World Health Organisation standards for more than 80% of winter, new research shows.
One cold winter doesn’t negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won’t help.
Yes, some of this is normal seasonal transition. But at least a portion of it is due to a particularly vigorous cold front that swept across southeast Australia over the weekend.
Understanding when there will be extreme heat and extreme cold can help people prepare.
Around 1.5 billion people worldwide have this common genetic variant.
Heat waves, droughts and deep freezes can all strain the electric grid, leading utilities to impose rolling blackouts. Climate change is likely to make these events more common.
Centuries of weather data puts Britain’s cold snap in historical perspective.
Food shortages, festivities and far-off fighting – Britain’s coldest winters were among its most memorable.
Since 1979, the average number of snow days has fallen by about five per decade.
Going out in the cold won’t necessarily lead to you getting a cold. But cold weather in general is more hospitable to viruses, so it’s wise to take steps to keep your immune system strong.
Exercise can improve mood and mental health, which may drop during the winter months.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, and the colder weather approaches, new mathematical models are needed to study changing social behaviours and indoor spaces.
The study examined patterns of Twitter rage in hot and cold weather. Given anger spreads through online communities faster than any other emotions, the findings are important.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here’s how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.
Leaving your coat at home on a cold winter day doesn’t automatically mean you’re going to get sick. But it could make you more susceptible to germs.
Green iguanas are an invasive species that seem to be spreading and proliferating in Florida. Used to warmer temps, they switch into torpor mode when the mercury drops.