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Hypothermia, Sledding Safety & Frostbite Prevention

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: We discuss hypothermia, sledding safety, frostbite prevention, and other tips on enjoying winter activities safely with your children.
Air Date: 12/12/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Alison S. Tothy, M.D
Dr Alison S. TothyAlison S. Tothy, M.D. is the Medical Director and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics The University of Chicago Children's Hospital.
    Hypothermia, Sledding Safety & Frostbite Prevention
    So your young ones survived summer - open water, sunburn, mosquitoes, ticks, and all - thanks in no small part to the safety precautions you took.

    Now they’re looking to get ready for winter sports. What should you do to help them prepare?

    It may be cold outside, but it’s just as important for children to get physical activity during the winter as it is during the warmer months.

    Listen as we discuss hypothermia, sledding safety, frostbite prevention, and other tips on enjoying winter activities safely with your children.
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