Winter Sports Tourists at Higher Risk of Heart Attack

SUNDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Skiers and other winter sports tourists who visit the Alps are at increased risk for heart attack due to low temperatures, high altitude and inadequate conditioning for intense physical exertion, finds a new study.

College Students Reminded to Wash Their Hands

SUNDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- As college students begin to settle into their new dorm rooms at campuses nationwide, one New York City-based public health advocate is offering some basic advice to help them stay healthy during the upcoming flu season.