Health

Exercise tweaks to revitalize your workout regimen

(HealthDay)—Is your workout routine in a slump? To keep challenging your body, it's important to tweak your regimen every three months or each season. By aligning these changes to seasonal changes, you can also start the ...

Immunology

Still sneezing? Climate change may prolong allergy season

Every year, without fail, summer brings changes to our surroundings: more sunlight, heat, greenness and flowers, among many others. For some people, these changes also mean increasing physical discomfort because along with ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

'Tis the season for conception

Does it ever seem like you're invited to an awful lot of summer birthday gatherings? For good reason. In the United States, most births occur between June and early November. Count back nine months, and you'll see that places ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mark your calendar: All infectious diseases are seasonal

Most of us are aware of the seasonal cycle of influenza outbreaks, which for Americans peak in the winter. In a new paper, Micaela Martinez, Ph.D., a scientist at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, makes a case ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Do the seasons affect how we think?

When do you think more clearly: winter or summer? What time of year is your short-term memory at its best?

Health

Adjusting your body clock when the time changes

As we reset our clocks and watches for daylight saving time, it's a good opportunity to think about our body clocks as well. Our bodies naturally operate on 24-hour cycles, called circadian rhythms, that respond to external ...

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