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Avoiding Frostbite: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. David Nestler has some tips for avoiding frostbite. To listen, click the link below. Avoiding Frostbite

Created by Joel Streed

What is Frostbite: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we explore frostbite with Dr. David Nestler. To listen, click the link below. What is Frostbite

Created by Joel Streed

Snowstorm Scheduled to Slam Northeast States This Week

Snowstorm Scheduled to Slam Northeast States This Week

  Hospital emergency departments see an influx of weather-related injuries with each snowstorm. Mayo Clinic emergency medicine specialist David Nestler, M.D., says falls are among the most common emergencies. "The snow and ice make it easy to slip and fall. We see many, many broken bones because of that."  Weather-related vehicle accidents, heart [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic News Network Highlights 1/21/15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1_oaCOmqI4&feature=youtu.be   Mayo Clinic News Network Highlights include: Frostbite Adult Acne Alternative Medicine Journalists: The video is in the downloads. Click here for script.

Created by Dana Sparks

Winter's Severe Cold Snap Calls for Extra Dose of Caution

Winter's Severe Cold Snap Calls for Extra Dose of Caution

Hospital emergency departments see an influx of weather-related injuries with each icy assault from old man winter. "There are really four types of things that we'll see," says David Nestler, M.D., an emergency medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. "Probably the most common is actually falls. The snow [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Health Risks in Extreme Cold - Dr Nestler

Mayo Clinic emergency medicine specialist Dr. David Nestler talks about how cold weather affects our bodies and what we need to know about frostbite.

Created by Andy Shilts

Fearful of Frostbite?

Fearful of Frostbite?

Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First your skin becomes very cold and red, then numb, hard and pale. Frostbite is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. Exposed skin in cold, windy weather is most vulnerable to frostbite. But [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Winter Health: Common Sense Decisions and Smart Preparations

Winter Health: Common Sense Decisions and Smart Preparations

Winter weather can be inconvenient and treacherous. The cold, ice and snow add complexities to our lives and potentially to our health. Sickness, frostbite and accidents are all things to consider when heading into winter. Mayo Clinic Health System nurse practitioner Shari Hendricks offers this advice to help keep you safe and [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

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