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Snowmobiling Could Be Hard Hit by Climate Change, New Study Says

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A warming climate resulting in reduced snow cover at normal elevations could seriously impact snowmobiling in Vermont, one of the state's major industries, according to a comprehensive survey snowmobilers in and out of the state.

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Lower Home Temperature in Winter Is Associated with Lower Waist Measurement

Elderly adults are bigger around the middle when they turn up the heat inside their homes during the cold season and have smaller waistlines when their homes stay cool, new research finds. Investigators from Japan will present their study results Friday at the Endocrine Society’s 98th annual meeting in Boston.

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Diversity Key to Improving Winter Wheat Varieties

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“Breeding is a numbers game—the more combinations we test, the more likely we are to identify a superior plant,” said winter wheat breeder Sunish Sehgal. He develops more than 500 new genetic combinations each year to increase winter hardiness, yield and disease and drought resistance in South Dakota wheat varieties.

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Expert Available to Discuss How Mild Winter Is Affecting Harsh Spring Allergy Season.

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Staying Heart Healthy Through the Coldest Air of the Year This Valentine’s

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Winter Weather Woes: SLU Expert Offers Tips to Protect Your Skin

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Winter's arctic blast can wreak havoc on delicate skin. Nicole Burkemper, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University, shares her tips for updating your skin regimen for the season.

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The Medical Minute: Steering Clear of Sledding Risks

When snowflakes begin to fall, kids of all ages – from toddlers to teens – get excited about sledding down hills covered in the white stuff. But it’s important for parents to teach their children important safety measures to prevent injury while having fun.

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Stony Brook University Activates Emergency Operating Center in Preparation for Winter Storm Jonas

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As hundreds of students from across the country prepare to move into their resident halls this weekend, Stony Brook University is taking an extra steps to keep students safe.The Emergency Operating Center (EOC) at Stony Brook will be activated, starting at midnight tomorrow (Friday into Saturday) and throughout the storm.

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Cornell Climatologist Looks at Top Five Storms to Hit Washington D.C. Ahead of Incoming Blizzard

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Winter Weather Walking: How to Safely Get Around in Snow, Ice

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Winter precipitation can bring an increased risk for slips and falls on the ice and snow. Julia Henderson-Kalb, M.S., OTR/L an instructor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University, recommends some simple steps to minimize fall risk.

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Five Ways to Show Love for Someone with Allergies or Asthma this Valentine’s Day

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Tips for those who want to impress their Valentine with thoughtfulness and caring, but prefer not to break the bank by overspending.

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Michigan Tech Engineer Offers Winter Driving Tips

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Winter Soils-Still Alive

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Microbes, animals, still living in frozen soils