Experts: Hypothermia, frostbite a risk amid frigid temperatures

Experts say frostbite can hit within 30 minutes.

Experts say frostbite can hit within 30 minutes. (January 3, 2014 5:50 PM)

Experts are reminding residents of the inherent risks of spending too much time outdoors amid the frigid temperatures.

Health hazards from prolonged exposure to the cold include hypothermia and frostbite, which could take hold within 30 minutes. Numbness or tingling could be indicative of frostbite settling in.

Dr. Steven Walerstien, NUMC'S chief medical officer says residents should...

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