Sauna use linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems
POSTED FEBRUARY 25, 2015, 11:54 AM
Beverly Merz, Executive Editor, Harvard Women’s Health Watch
After shoveling for days, breaking up ice dams, and now shivering in this week’s frigid temperatures, I wouldn’t mind sitting in a sauna for a bit. A new report in JAMA Internal Medicine makes this pastime even more appealing: regularly spending time in a sauna may help keep the heart healthy and extend life.