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winter

‘This is my favorite day of the year’

Mike Dekker delivers holiday cheer on Christmas Eve at Spectrum Health United Hospital.

Ward off seasonal blues

Aim to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors every day—and don't be afraid to seek help for depression.

Do you know what frostbite looks like?

It’s cold outside. Make sure your kids are protected from winter’s extreme temperatures.

Wet your wintry eyes

Some simple steps can protect your peepers from the painful itching and dryness brought on by winter conditions.

Save your skin

Winter is brutal enough without having a sunburn, itching back or cracked lips. Try these 8 tips to successfully tackle this perennial issue.

Patient Story

Walk like a penguin—and other winter safety tips

Never underestimate the likelihood of a fall in snow and ice. And yes, this means YOU.

Winter is coming

Breathe easy as colder weather settles in. Explore these 4 tips to help you manage your asthma once snow starts flying.

Winter temps raise health risks for seniors

Even inside temperatures of 60 to 65 degrees can put older adults at risk for hypothermia.

Another winter woe: Dry eyes

Heated indoors and blustery outdoors conspire to make your eyes dry and gritty this time of year—but there are ways to keep them safe.

Cozy up to the fire—carefully

A warm fireplace is a welcome invitation to friends and family amid a blustery winter, but you should never lose sight of safety.

Low temps, little bundles

No matter what Old Man Winter throws at you, a few smart precautions will ensure your little ones stay warm when you take them out and about.

Run a winter wonderland

With the right equipment and right approach, you can build an outdoor running regimen—no matter what Old Man Winter has in store.