Did we learn any lessons from last year’s flu season? Why did fewer people choose to get a flu shot? How would you know if you have the flu? We have some answers from one of Maine’s top infectious disease specialists.
Got carbon monoxide monitors in your house? Fresh batteries? Winter’s on its way and that means the heat will be on. Make sure you’re not putting yourself at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Got chapped lips? Here’s some expert advice from Dr. Martin Wesolowski, a family physician at Martin’s Point Healthcare.
Hypothermia: When the core body temperature is below 95 °F. It happens if the body loses heat faster than it can be produced. Read these important tips.
It’s easy to get in a funk in the middle of winter. I got a little advice from my friends to help me climb out of mine.
Running in the dead of winter isn’t easy but it can be done. Before you head out, take a minute to read these important safety tips from a running expert.
You may think your pets aren’t bothered by the cold, but there are some subtle signs you shouldn’t ignore. Learn how to keep them safe in freezing weather.
Winter farm shares. What a great idea! Goranson Farm (organic) offers them and they also offered us some healthy spinach, kale, and turnip recipes.
Have you ever used winter as an excuse not to exercise? John Turrell, Wellness Coordinator for YMCA of Southern Maine, offers some tips on how you can stay warm and still burn some calories.
Guest post by registered dietitian Dave Seddon, MBA RD LD. Courtesy of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association. Winter may be upon us but we don’t have to miss out on the goodness of fresh vegetables—even in climates where you might think it just can’t be done. That’s according to Eliot Coleman, farmer […]