Special Report

Health Problems That Are More Common in the Fall and Winter

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Pink eye

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, one of the most common winter health conditions, is also one of the most contagious when caused by a virus or bacterium — not so when caused by allergies or other irritants. Symptoms include itchy, watery eyes, crusting of eyelids, and redness in the whites of the eye.

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