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People out and about Friday were forced to deal with bitter cold temperatures.  (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Bone-Numbing Cold Could Take Toll On The Body

With wind chills in the minus-teens, anyone who is exposed to these frigid conditions risks developing frostbite or hypothermia.

02/20/2015

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It’s Not Just You At Risk From Frostbite, Watch Out For Your Pets Too

Dr. Robert Lawrie with VCA Old Marple animal hospital in Springfield warns to limit dog walks in the extreme cold, and keep cats indoors — they can suffer thermal injuries.

02/17/2015

(AT THE FEET OF FRANKLIN:  Frederic Bertley, PhD, is photographed in Memorial Hall at the Franklin Institute by Hadas Kuznits)

Expert Discloses What Subfreezing Cold is REALLY Doing To Your Body

Your body uses tricks to manage its heat in ultra-cold situations. But, says Dr. Frederic Bertley, “you can’t shiver forever.”

11/19/2014

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Winter Weather Leads To Increase In Emergency Room Visits

Bitter cold, snow and ice mean an increase in car crashes, falls, back injuries and occasionally heart attack from shoveling.

01/05/2014

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