Dangerously Cold

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ER Doctor: Avoid Sunday’s Bitter Cold

Medical experts say you should stay inside instead of braving the bitterly cold weather on Sunday. Dr. Gary Mayeux, an emergency physician at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, says you need to dress appropriately if you’re going to be outside, even for just a few minutes. “Anytime you’re talking negative-degree temperatures, it can be a matter of only a few minutes before you developed signs of frostbite,” Mayeux said. “You see it in the news recently, it can sometimes even develop into amputations of the area that are involved, so it can be very serious and life threatening.”

12/28/2013

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Weather Blog: Dangerously Cold For Some

The coldest air so far this season is upon us. We are in wind chill advisories, wind chill warnings and even the experimental extreme cold warning up north.

01/20/2011

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