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Frostbite: Symptoms and Prevention

Winter is the time for fun and games in the cold – from skiing to sledding to building snowmen. It’s important, however, to keep yourself and your family safe by knowing the danger of prolonged exposure to cold, windy weather. One of the greatest risks of exposure to below-freezing winds and winter air is frostbite, …

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Bomb Cyclone Can Lead to Hypothermia and Frostbite

After an unseasonably warm start on the East Coast, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. The media is calling this a historic Bomb Cyclone that is affecting the entire East Coast, and we are currently at more risk than ever when it comes to winter health hazards. Hypothermia, heart attacks and frostbite are …

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Treating Frostbite and Hypothermia

We are experiencing record breaking cold weather in the northeast and across the country. Frostbite and hypothermia are serious winter related conditions we normally do not have experience with, and yet they are both real health threats that rear their heads in prolonged outdoor exposure. Here are tips from the CDC to help treat frostbite. …

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