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QUESTION: Is carbon monoxide more of a threat in winter months?

ANSWER: Carbon monoxide poisoning is always a threat, but tends to happen more often during colder months—causing an average of 430 deaths, 20,000 visits to the emergency room, and more than 4,000 hospitalizations each year in the U.S. 91 more words


Heating season increases carbon monoxide poisoning risk


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted Nov. 23, 2015, at 8:50 a.m.

During the past week, the Maine Emergency Management Agency…

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Consumer Forum

Carbon Monoxide

Can the fear of what others think actually kill us?

For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? 1,217 more words

What to do if the lights go out

The forecast calls for high winds and rain through Tuesday night, and that means power outages are likely when trees or their limbs topple. Power outages don’t seem like a big deal until they happen–then they are a pain in the you-know-what at best, and a serious health hazard at their worst. 459 more words

Risks & Hazards

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

During the winter, the number of deaths from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning increases. You start to see news stories about people being hospitalized or even killed by carbon monoxide poisoning. 260 more words


Nadine Coyle speaks about her CO poisoning

Pop star and former Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle has spoken out to Good Morning Britain about her first-hand experience of carbon monoxide poisoning. 

As part of the CO Be-Alarmed campaign, Nadine told the GMB presenters that when she moved into a rented house in Los Angeles a few years a go, she and her family members began to experience symptoms such as tiredness, forgetfulness and chest pains. 174 more words

Carbon Monoxide

Three Hospitalized in Schuylkill County for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

TAMAQUA — Three people were taken to the hospital after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning in Schuylkill County.

According to police, officers were called to a home Tuesday on Orwigsburg Street in Tamaqua and found an infant, a 12-year-old child, and a man unconscious. 205 more words