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    Winter Safety Tips for Children

    Winter Safety Tips for Children   By Cynthia M. Johnson, MA When the temperature drops and snow is on the ground, your children can still benefit from some outdoor physical activity. All it takes is a little extra planning to …

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    Winter Driving Tips

    Winter Driving Tips   Compliments of Cape Cod Healthcare Winter may bring a beautiful, glistening white blanket of fresh snow ready for snowmen and sledding. The season for snow and ice can also be the season for traffic accidents, but …

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    Is It a Cold? Or Is It the Flu? And What Do You Do?

    Is It a Cold? Or Is It the Flu? And What Do You Do? By Mary Calvagna, MS With so many people affected by the common cold and the flu, it may seem impossible to avoid catching one, or both. …

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    Winter Sports Safety

    Winter Sports Safety By Amy Scholten, MPH To you, the first snow fall is a signal to strap on the skis and skates, or even jump on a sled. You may look forward to days in the frosty snow, but …

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    Running Through the Cold

    Running Through the Cold By Patricia Kellicker, BSN Visibility is crucial for running in any kind of weather. With fewer hours of sunlight during the winter months, being visible becomes more of a challenge. If you are fortunate enough to …

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    Climate Temperature Troubles With Older Adults: What You Need to Know

    Climate Temperature Troubles With Older Adults: What You Need to Know By Debra Wood, RN News of seniors succumbing to winter’s biting cold seems to surprise people all across the country. How does aging alter your ability to endure seasonal …

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    Go for the Cold: Staying Active Outdoors in Winter

    Go for the Cold: Staying Active Outdoors in Winter   By Bill Johnson With the return of winter comes the chance to experience the joy that can come with taking on all the season has to offer. Outdoor exercise can …

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    Stay Warm: Your Life Could Depend on It

    Stay Warm: Your Life Could Depend on It By Mary Calvagna, MS With winter comes the risk of hypothermia. Hypothermia, defined as below-normal body temperature, can be life-threatening if not promptly treated.   Risk Increases as You Age According to …

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    True or False: Being Exposed to Wet, Cold Weather Increases the Risk of Infection

    True or False: Being Exposed to Wet, Cold Weather Increases the Risk of Infection By Krisha McCoy, MS “Don’t go out with that wet hair!” Most of us heard this advice growing up, from a parent or someone who insisted that …

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