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

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Beet Juice as Road Salt: Science That Makes Dwight Schrute and the Environment Happy

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Hidden Dangers of Snow Shoveling

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Bundling Up in Frigid Weather: A Challenge for Children with Sensory Issues, Says USciences OT Prof

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As the Temperature Drops, Your Risk of Fracture Rises

Record-setting winter weather in the U.S. has led to lots of road condition advisories, but could there also be a slip and fall alert?

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Minor Snow Shoveling Techniques Can Help Keep Individuals Injury Free, Says USciences PT Prof

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As temperatures continue to plunge and snowfall levels increase across the tri-state region, a physical therapy professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia reminds individuals the exertion, cold weather, and slippery surfaces snow shovelers face in these conditions are a dangerous combination.

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Arctic Cold Puts Kids at Risk. They Are More Vulnerable to Cold Than Adults

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Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips for Preventing Winter Sports Injuries

Winter sports can be dangerous. Allston Stubbs, M.D.'s tips will help keep you injury-free.

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Wake Forest Baptist Dermatologist Offers Winter Time Skin Care Tips

Winter time woes extend beyond cold temperatures and sometimes gloomy weather. Your skin can react negatively to the constant temperature changes as you move indoor to outdoor for daily living activities. Rita Pichardo-Geisinger, M.D., of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center dermatology department, is part of an internationally renowned team of clinicians who provide quality care for patients. Pichardo-Geisinger provides tips that are easy to incorporate into your daily routine to help keep your skin and hair in prime condition. - Use a fragrance free soap – “Perfumes and additives can dry the skin which can lead to flaking and itching or exacerbate conditions like eczema.” - Use a moisturizing lotion after the shower – “When you apply a moisturizer to damp skin right after showering, this helps seal in water to prevent skin from drying out. A moisturizer helps to act as a barrier of protection for your skin. Look for one that has ceramides, a new technology that helps resto

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Cold Weather Increases Chances of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning; Vanderbilt Toxicologist Offers Prevention Advice

Temperatures in the next few days are predicted to be the coldest of the winter so far, and people using space heaters to get some extra warmth into their living and working spaces need to be aware of a potential “silent killer” inside their homes and offices — carbon monoxide (CO).

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