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Staying Safe In The Cold

We have had some amazingly cold days so far this winter—and there are more to come. While this is a normal part of winter here in New England, it can be dangerous in all sorts of ways. Here’s some information all parents should know to keep their children safe when the temperature drops:

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Careful not to slip-slide your way into a winter sports injury

Lois Lee, MD, MPH works in Children’s Emergency Department Injury Prevention Program

Having grown up in Florida, I never The boy laying on snowunderstood the appeal of winter sports until my son took up skiing. Now, to keep him and his sister active in the winter, we enjoy skiing, sledding and ice skating. These are great family activities, but they do carry some risk. Read on for safety tips to keep healthy while having fun in the cold!

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