Frostbite can develop sooner than you may think. All it takes is 10 minutes in -10 F. And it takes even less time to develop the early stage of frostbite, called frostnip.
Do you have a winter emergency kit in your car? Here’s what our experts recommend you stash — just in case!
Your child should never leave the house without a hat in bitterly cold weather. Children, especially younger children, can lose a third of their body heat through their heads when they’re outside, so make sure they are properly dressed.
Winter can bring lots of family fun — whether this involves sledding and romping around in the snow or just hanging around together at home. Here are a few ideas for parents to keep their kids warm, healthy and safe during winter.
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Forging through snow and ice and cold is challenging in the winter and can lead to physical peril. Find out what you can do to avoid injuries and health problems. Check out the following tips from Family Medicine doctor Michael Rabovsky, MD, Interim Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine in the Medicine Institute and Medical Director … Read More
Though rare, you can actually be allergic to the cold. Symptoms include an itchy rash, redness, swelling and hives that usually last less than 24 hours.