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The Nuance

Can Temperature Swings Really Make You Sick?

GGlobal warming continues to push the mercury up across the planet. But even before climate scientists started sounding alarms about rising temperatures, winter warm spells were a well-known phenomenon. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, brief winter warm-ups…



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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.