Articles About Winter

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    DEC 20, 2016

    Get ready for winter in the Mid-Atlantic States

    As you face a cold and possibly snowy Mid-Atlantic winter, it’s time to take stock of your medicine cabinet. Replace summertime’s sunblock and bug spray with items that will help keep you and your family healthy in the coming months. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealth suppliesMid-Atlantic StatesOver-the-counter medicineWinter

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    DEC 20, 2016

    6 flu facts to help keep you healthy

    It’s January — a fresh start to another new year. It also means flu season is finally over, right? Wrong. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), while seasonal flu outbreaks can start as early as October, they can last as late as May.* ... Read More >

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shotWinter

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    DEC 05, 2016

    Stress Less This Holiday With These In-Season Produce Coloring Pages

    Stressed about the holidays? What about picking the right winter produce? Luckily, we’ve found the solution for both of your winter woes with a series of coloring pages. Click the images for the full-size coloring page to download, print, and enjoy! ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingEat SmartPractice WellnessStress ManagementWinter

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    FEB 27, 2015

    Beating the winter blues

    Early winter, with its parties and presents, gets all the fun. But once the decorations come down, some people find themselves fighting a post-holiday funk — the festivities are over and the winter months still cloud the horizon. If you’re feeling down this time of year, try these 6 mood-boosting tips from Mason Turner, MD, assistant director of Regional Mental Health Services for The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California.   Remember a pleasant event or ima... Read More >