What Happens To Your Body In The Extreme Cold? Beware Of Hypothermia, FrostbiteThe best advice for avoiding the adverse affects of the extreme cold gripping the Chicago area this week is to stay indoors, but if you must venture out in the sub-zero temperatures, experts say to avoid frostbite and hypothermia by dressing in layers and covering exposed skin.
Frostbite And Burns -- Surprisingly Similar InjuriesThe temperature differences between flames and Arctic blasts are drastically different, but exposure to either can lead to similar damage.
Brutal Cold Presents Real Threat Of Frostbite Or HypothermiaIf you don’t take seriously the deep freeze blanketing the Chicago area the past couple days, you do so at your own peril. Frostbite and hypothermia are real threats in this weather.
Chicago Area Braces For Sub-Zero Temps A blast of cold weather has the Chicago area bracing for sub zero temperatures and dangerous wind chills.
Extreme Weather Brings Frostbite Cases, Deaths From Snow-Shoveling ExertionIn southwest suburban Will County, three men ranging in age from 57 to 63 died after shoveling snow in Bolingbrook and Joliet, the coroner’s office tells CBS 2.
Deep Freeze Settles On ChicagoChicago woke up this morning to subzero temperature readings and dangerous wind chills.