Health

Staying hydrated in the cold

As temperatures dip, the most obvious signs of dehydration often disappear. An expert with Baylor College of Medicine helps understand the importance of staying hydrated in cold weather and how to identify when it's time ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Climate change could reshape pathogen profile of diarrheal disease

More than half a million children under five years old die of diarrheal disease every year, according to the World Health Organization. Deaths and serious illness are most common in regions without access to clean water. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to heal cracked heels

Cracked heels, also known as fissures, can be a nuisance and even bleed sometimes, but can occasionally lead to more serious problems if left untreated.

Health

3 things to avoid if you want to keep your rugs mold-free

Carpets in places with elevated moisture levels—a bath mat in a bathroom, a shag carpet under a humidifier in a bedroom—are more likely to harbor mold than carpets in drier areas of homes, new research has found.

Immunology

How to protect your baby against eczema

(HealthDay)—Using a rich moisturizer, even an inexpensive one like petroleum jelly, is one part of keeping eczema under control. Now researchers have found that this skin care step can keep many newborns at risk for the ...

Immunology

Skin repair eliminates 'inflamm-aging' linked to chronic disease

Skin is the body's largest organ, and scientists at UC San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Administration (VA) Health Care System think it may be to blame for body-wide inflammation linked to numerous chronic diseases ...

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Moisture

Humidity is the amount of moisture the air can hold before it rains. Moisture refers to the presence of a liquid, especially water, often in trace amounts. Small amounts of water may be found, for example, in the air (humidity), in foods, and in various commercial products.

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