Don’t Invite an Invisible Killer to Your Home

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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… Read more »

Does Cold Weather Cause Colds?

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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. The seasonal occurrence may be due to spending more time indoors. And when indoor groups spend a lot of time together – such as… Read more »