Can hot drinks actually cool you off in hot weather? Following up on a Brian Lehrer Show conversation that started yesterday about ways to cool off in the heat, Aaron Carroll, director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and co-author of Don’t Swallow Your Gum!: Myths, Half-truths, and Outright Lies About Your Body and Health, talks about whether there's any truth behind the suggestion to drink hot drinks in hot weather to cool off.
What does "healthy" mean in America today? From trendy diets to calorie-burning shoes, we get so many confusing messages about what we need to do to be healthy that we lose sight of the goal. Maybe it's time to reconsider how we define health.
What does healthy mean to you? When it comes to maintaining your health, what works for you?