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12 Things That Happen to Your Body When It’s Freezing

Everyday Wellness When the temperature drops below freezing, the human body uses these incredible mechanisms to try to stay warm. Your blood vessels constrict David Prahl/Shutterstock Your body is built to always maintain a stable core temperature of 37 degrees Celsius (that’s 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit). When the temperature in your environment drops to freezing cold,… Read More »

11 Things You Should Do at the First Sign of Flu

Conditions How you take care of yourself when flu symptoms start can make all the difference in the lifespan of the virus. First, don’t catch the flu BeanRibbon/Shutterstock “The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year,” says Niket Sonpal, MD, a New York City-based internist and gastroenterologist. While a… Read More »