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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.


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The Winter Blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression where people start to react negatively to the absence of light. It classically happens this time of year when the days are short and the sky is dark and dreary.


Health: Seasonal Affective Disorder

It’s another gloomy day in the Delaware Valley. And many are starting to get bit by the winter blues.


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Change With The Seasons

One of the advantages of the dog days of winter is that we know things will get better and this is an ideal time to start making gains on the physical front.


(There was no wait to see Santa in the "Fast Pass" lane at the Springfield Mall today.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Some Philadelphia Area Malls Offer Fast Access to Santa — For a Fee

There’s a $3.95 surcharge at the Springfield Mall, and you have to arrange it online.


Shed Some Light On The Winter Blues

There is a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder where people actually suffer from depression and other symptoms during the winter months as a result of reduced exposure to light.