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D.C. area saw record lows Tuesday night

As parts of the nation are buried under snow and bracing for winter storms, the D.C. area is experiencing chilly temperatures too after seeing record lows Tuesday night heading into early Wednesday.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 11:39am EST

Tags: local, weather, record lows

D.C. complex residents keep shivering, wait for relief

For residents in an apartment complex in Northeast D.C., home sweet home is hardly cozy, and they're not happy.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 05:34am EST

Tags: heat, Andrew Mollenbeck, Lexington Apartments

As temperatures drop, the need for shelters grows

With the arriving cold snap, most of the region will reach for the thermostat and keep the heat on well into next week. But that isn't the case for D.C.'s homeless population.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 04:54am EST

Tags: weather, homeless, Andrew Mollenbeck

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