December 2013

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What's happening with the weather in our city? Of course, we as Canadians know that we have to expect anything during winter but the weather has been especially brutal so far this winter. Now's a good time to take a look at the subject of frostbite and hypothermia since they are both commonly experienced when the weather gets cold, cold, cold!

Hypothermia

When your body is exposed to cold weather it cannot produce as much heat as it is losing. After prolonged exposure, your body will eventually start to use its stored energy. This is hypothermia: a body temperature that is abnormally low. One of the dangers of having hypothermia is you may not know that you have it since you aren't able to think clearly once it starts. Some of the symptoms include

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