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December 19, 2012
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Get Healthy: Baby, it’s cold outside

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.Winter has once again returned to Carson City, and with the cold temperatures comes an increased risk of hypothermia. This week’s column addresses some of the signs and symptoms of hypothermia, and how you can help protect yourself and those around you from suffering the effects of our chilly environment.Hypothermia occurs when the body’s core temperature falls below 95 degrees. Normal body temperature is about 98.6 degrees, but even a few degrees drop in temperature can have you feeling the effects …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 19, 2012 04:32AM Published Dec 19, 2012 04:31AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.