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Stay warm this winter

Dangerously cold air caught the attention of most of the Midwest this week, but even normally cold winter days pose a threat for frostbite and hypothermia.
To stay safe and warm this winter, recommends people use the acronym COLD: cover, overexertion, layers, dry.
Cover. Wear a hat or other protective covering to prevent body heat from escaping from your head, face and neck. Wear mittens, which are more effective than gloves for keeping hands warm.
Overexertion. Avoid activities that would cause you to sweat a lot. The combination of wet clothing and cold weather can cause you to ...

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