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Gary Mayeux

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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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Minnesotans Grapple With Record-Breaking Independence Day Heat

Crowds flocked to watch the fireworks at Minneapolis’ annual Red, White and Boom celebration, bringing bug spray, water bottles and even some portable fans to deal with Wednesday’s record-breaking heat.

07/04/2012