Cold Weather May Raise Your Blood Pressure

General Health, Heart Health, Men's Health, Woman's Health
Here’s a fact that most people do not know – when the temperature drops outside, blood pressure appears to rise. This information is critical for those with high blood pressure, a family history of high blood pressure, and for older adults. It means that people in both of these groups should have their blood pressure checked once or twice a month during cold weather months. More Information: (more…)
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Doctor Is Rallying Resistance to the Antivaccine Crazies

Bioethics, Children's Health, Mental Health, Parenting
A new book defending vaccines, written by a doctor infuriated at the claim that they cause autism, is galvanizing a backlash against the antivaccine movement in the United States. But, according to the New York Times, there will be no book tour for the doctor, Paul A. Offit, author of Autism’s False Prophets. He has had too many death threats. More Information: (more…)
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