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Hollie Sobel, PhD, Available to Provide Tips on How Families Can Cope with a Seemingly Endless Winter Season

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Roof Collapse Concerns Due to Heavy Snow? Meet Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael O’Rourke - U.S. Expert on Snow Loads

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Winter Weather Depriving City Dwellers of Vitamin D

Residents of snowy, northern U.S. cities are at risk of vitamin D deficiency and worse, may not even know it.

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Bitter Wind Chill Poses Issues for Children and Those with Respiratory Problems

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The arctic cold snap affecting the Midwest and the Northeast this weekend should not be taken lightly, says David Holmes, MD, clinical associate professor of family medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

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The Lower Back Tops the List for Snow-Shoveling Injuries

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Chicago celebrated the Super Bowl with a snow storm that dumped 14.2 inches of accumulation, putting it in a tie for the area’s 10th largest snowstorm in recorded history, according to the National Weather Service. Tips from Loyola's head of emergency medical services on how to correctly shovel snow to avoid injury.

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Preparation for Snow Shoveling Prevents Injury

When snow, ice and frigid winds blast into town, watch out. If your body is not in condition, the common winter chore of snow shoveling can present the potential for spasms, strains, sprains and other health problems, warns the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).

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After the Storm: Whether Shoveling or Snow Blowing, Heart Patients Must Exercise Caution, Advises UB Cardiologist

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Winter 2015 Health and Wellness Tips from UT Southwestern

Winter months often bring in cold, harsh changes for skin and hair, but a few good habits can alleviate dryness as well as the discomfort of itchy skin. UT Southwestern dermatologists offer some insight on the role moisture plays, and how to keep your skin and hair healthy when the temperatures drop.

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Nosebleeds Are Common in Winter, Says Loyola Otolaryngologist

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“Cold winter air can be drying and irritating to the nose and so can forms of indoor heat, such as forced air and fireplaces,” says James Stankiewicz, MD, Chair, Department of Otolaryngology at Loyola University Medical Center. “Blood flow from the nose can range from a few drops to a real gusher.”

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Heed “Caution Falling Ice” Signs, Says Loyola Emergency Medicine Chair

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Tips on handling icicles safely by Loyola ED. The arctic freeze followed by a warm-up have led to the accumulation of ice and snow on roofs, electrical wires and buildings. While it may be tempting to knock off the icicles, be very careful says a Loyola University Health System emergency medicine physician.