Study Highlights: Cigarette smoking may be damaging to kidney function in African-Americans. The more cigarettes smoked daily, the higher the risk of kidney failure over time. Increased inflammation in current smokers points to a possible link.
There's a lot of winter left--and a lot of winter driving to go with it. A trip to the mountains or other parts of the country can be a hazardous proposition, especially for drivers who don't habitually drive in icy, snowy winter conditions. If your drivers will be road-tripping into the teeth of Old Man Winter, equip them with this checklist so they'll be properly prepared.