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The Cold of Winter – Hypothermia

· Safety Tips, Winter

In cold weather, your body may lose heat faster than you can produce it. The result is hypothermia, or abnormally low body temperature. It can make you sleepy, confused and clumsy. Because it happens gradually and affects your thinking, you may not realize you need help. That makes it especially [Read more →]

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The Heat of Summer

· Safety Tips, Summer

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During hot summer months, people can run into some serious heat-related health problems, especially children under four, people over 65, and those who are obese, already ill, or taking medications. [Read more →]

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Snow Shoveling Safety

· Safety Tips, Winter

The recent snow storm dumped HEAVY snow on us…not the light, fluffy snow of the previous storm. In addition, there was a layer of sleet on top of that.

Heart attacks occur frequently while shoveling snow. Here are some tips [Read more →]

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