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Recommended Precautions For Exercising Outdoors. Part 3 of 3

Recommended Precautions For Exercising Outdoors – Part 3 of 3

Once thawing is complete, the skin will become more pliable and return to a normal color.Do not use friction massage or apply direct heat, such as a heating pad, to the pretended areas. 200 more words

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Recommended Precautions For Exercising Outdoors. Part 2 of 3

Recommended Precautions For Exercising Outdoors – Part 2 of 3

Winter athletes aren’t the only people at risk of cold-related injuries, according to NATA. Those who play traditional team sports with seasons that last into early winter or begin in antediluvian spring, military personnel, public safety or public service personnel and construction workers have a higher risk of cold-related injuries. 186 more words

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Recommended Precautions For Exercising Outdoors. Part 1 of 3

Recommended Precautions For Exercising Outdoors – Part 1 of 3

Recommended Precautions For Exercising Outdoors. If exercising outdoors is on your index of New Year’s resolutions, don’t let the cold weather stop you, suggests the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). 217 more words

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Homeless and Sick

Recently I’ve been answering questions pertaining to homelessness on Quora, a site dedicated to the distribution of useful, factual information.  Below is a transcript of my answer to the question: “What do homeless people do when they get sick?”

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Canadian Coast Guard rescues three from Lake St. Clair

Three American men were pulled out of Lake St. Clair Friday morning after their small boat capsized.

The Canadian Coast Guard used its rigid-hulled inflatable boat to rescue the men several kilometres from shore. 83 more words

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