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Cold? It might not have to do with the temperature

Research explains why women tend to be colder than men.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 10:21am EST

Tags: women,

Skipped the gym? Stand outside and shiver

Here's the skinny on some new science.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 10:48am EST

Tags: NIH, shiver, Cell Metabolism

Column: Cold continues with potential for snow

Snow may accumulate south and east of the D.C. area as the cold weather continues.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 03:59am EST

Tags: weather forecast, snow,


Nation's cold wave to grip region as week starts

The D.C. region is warming up a little bit on Sunday from the cold of the past few days, but that's just a respite from what's to come.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 12:34am EST

Tags: weather,

Keeping the cold away during the school year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says colds are the main reason why children miss school. In fact, 22 million school days are lost each year because of the common cold.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 04:49am EDT

Tags: CDC, back-to-school, health, Paula Wolfson, cough

Scientists unravel clue about the common cold

Scientists may have unraveled one of the great medical mysteries of all time: who gets the common cold and why.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 07:17am EST

Tags: del walters, NBC, telomeres,

Keeping your hands away keeps the flu at bay

Avoiding the common cold or flu this winter season may be easier than previously thought.

Saturday - 12/01/2012, 01:35pm EST

Tags: National Institutes of Health, flu season, touch