book recommendations

The Coming Storm

Author: Michael Lewis Let’s set the record straight: I’m no weather geek. I picked this up because of an admiration for the author’s research and writing on other topics. And I’m glad I did. Lewis tackles the topic of weather […]

under the microscope

Cold weather & common colds. 

A few years ago, researchers found a link between cold temperature and decreased cellular immune response. The underlying study is interesting, though maybe not directly related to how we think about cold. They showed that cells have less defensive ability […]