Tips to Avoid Dry Skin During Winter

SUNDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Throughout the winter, excessive hand washing to prevent the spread of germs can leave skin extremely dry and itchy. Drinking coffee and alcoholic beverages can also lead to dehydration and dry skin, experts say, but proper skin care and hydration can prevent skin from chapping or cracking.

Dog Days of Winter: Keeping Pets Safe, Warm

SUNDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- With the arrival of winter, dog owners need to be aware of how to keep their canine friends comfortable and safe, an expert says.