Tag Archives: Cold

Saturday Night Live Spoofed America’s ‘Mask Confusion’ in its Dr. Fauci Cold Open

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new statement this week decreeing that people who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear masks, it led to some confusion over whether this was a broad rule of thumb, or a guideline that would alter depending on context. The opening sketch of… Read More »

Ask the doctor: I drink eight bottles of wine a week and I want to quit. Should I cut down gradually or go cold turkey?

Q: I drink a lot, far more than the recommended amount and have done so for about 10 years. I would easily put away eight bottles of wine a week, in addition to a couple of beers here and there and the odd whiskey. I have promised my wife I will address it but she… Read More »

Hand in cold water diet

The diet acid arginine, abundant in watermelon, might promote water loss, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition. Cold showers can reset your body to heat itself up. A research study found that cold showers can help treat depression symptoms, and if cold on a routine basis, may be more beneficial than… Read More »

The flu or a cold

Flu symptoms come on quickly and can be severe. You cannot get the flu from the flu shot or the nasal-spray vaccine. What causes a cold or the flu? A typical codl will last on average 7 to 10 days. You can get sick if you touch a surface such as a countertop or doorknob… Read More »

Coronavirus symptoms: How to tell if it’s NOT cold or flu – The KEY signs YOU have virus

The coronavirus outbreak has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Since its emergence, the virus has killed more than 300 people and infected more than 17,000 in China. But what are the key signs of coronavirus? The death toll for coronavirus surpassed that of the Sars virus as dozens… Read More »

Trilobites: ‘Battle of the Thermostat’: Cold Rooms May Hurt Women’s Productivity

It is a truth universally acknowledged — or at least, much discussed on social media — that a woman who works in an office is in want of a sweater. Office air conditioning is often set at a temperature that women find chilly; the resulting water-cooler debate has been called the “battle of the thermostat.”… Read More »