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Hidden Winter Danger: Carbon Monoxide

Summary: Odorless and deadly, learn which clues you can look for to detect it, and how its presence puts your family at risk.
Air Date: 2/15/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Leigh Vinocur
Guest Bio: Dr. Sandra Schneider
Dr. Sandra Schneider is an emergency physician in Rochester, NY. She is a former president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Schneider is a professor and chair emeritus of the department of emergency medicine at the University of Rochester and attending physician at Strong Memorial Hospital. Dr. Schneider is board certified in emergency medicine and is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed articles and 35 book chapters.
Hidden Winter Danger: Carbon Monoxide
Winter blizzards can bring major health hazzards, including Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Carbon Monoxide deaths lead to over 500 inadvertant deaths a year. This odorless gas is truly a hidden danger.

Learn the symptoms and preventative measures to reduce your risks.