Month: February 2012

Don’t Invite an Invisible Killer to Your Home

Posted on: February 17, 2012

You can’t see it, touch it, smell it or taste it, but it kills hundreds each year. Poisoning by carbon monoxide is a real risk of modern life. A professional inspection of fuel-burning appliances-including furnaces, stoves, fireplaces, clothes dryers and space heaters-could prove to be a lifesaver. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommends…

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Does Cold Weather Cause Colds?

Posted on: February 3, 2012

I used to think so. (Hey, the name fits!) But even though fall and winter are the “prime time” for colds, researchers say that sniffles and air temperature aren’t necessarily related.

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