February 7, 2016; 6:12 PM ET
The weather pattern will turn wintry across the New York City area this week as rounds of snow accompany waves of colder air. more >
Snowfall from tomorrow morning into late Tuesday night will total 1-3 inches
Colder weather is setting in and with the change of seasons you might also notice more people coughing, sneezing and calling in sick. It’s a harsh reality that these chilly months are strongly associated with the cold and flu.
Extreme heat is the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the US. Heat-related deaths are often a result of heat stroke and related conditions, but also occur under other health conditions.
Public health officials say the United States is experiencing a resurgence of measles because some parents are opting out of the recommended vaccines for their kids.
This year's flu season is severe. So far, at least 26 children in the United States have died of influenza, and thousands of elderly people have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).