January 2013

  • Illustration of a man and woman ice skating.

    Beat the Winter Blues

    Shedding Light on Seasonal Sadness

    As the days get shorter, many people find themselves feeling sad. What is it about the darkening days that can leave us down in the dumps? And what can we do about it?

  • Illustration of swirling gas seeping from the ground into a basement and throughout a home.

    Radon Risk

    Its Perils Can be Prevented

    If you’re buying a new home, you may need to test it for radon. Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas. You might not be able to see or smell radon, but it can still harm you—slowly, and in ways that you can’t detect.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Meghan Mott
  • Harrison Wein