Health

Why hand-washing beats hand sanitizers

Proper hand-washing with soap and water is one of the best ways to protect yourself during the cold and flu season, an expert says.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Heatwaves linked to an increase in Australian suicide rates

Heatwaves and high temperatures can have a dramatic impact on people's physical health. We only have to look at the increases in emergency department admissions during recent heatwaves to know that.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will climate change mean worse flu seasons?

(HealthDay)—Mild winters where few people catch the flu tend to be followed by serious flu outbreaks the next year, a new study finds, suggesting that global warming could mean harsher flu seasons ahead.