Getting by

As the cold weather hits us, it brings with it concerns of safety. Hypothermia and frostbite are definitely something you want to avoid but there are also other concerns that come with the cold such as loss of coordination and impairment of judgment that may lead to accidents or other types of injuries.

Wind and moisture have a huge impact on our body’s ability to regulate temperature. Also, the physical attributes of individuals determine their susceptibility to hypothermia. Generally, older people are at greater risk than young people, thin more than stout people and men more than women. Add...

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