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Cold weather can drive poison into our homes

Invisible threat is common

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of articles about winter safety issues.)

This year, the holidays came with a break in winter weather.
Though there was a white Christmas, warmer conditions followed and turned into almost spring-like weather.
However, even in warmer times, one winter risk persists, as we continue to use heating systems that may be threatening our safety, experts warn.
Safety experts warn that the gas can enter our homes without us realizing it, especially during the cold weather months.
According to information from the Centers for Disease Control, carbon monoxide — CO — is “an odorless ...


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