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  • Exposure to freezing cold temperatures dangerous to your health

    WASHINGTON — The combination of frigid temperatures and high winds can do more than down power lines and freeze pipes. It can be downright dangerous to your health. In the extreme cold, you have to worry…

  • Staying safe during the D.C. region’s deep freeze

    WASHINGTON — The Washington D.C. area is about to enter the deep freeze and that frigid air can be hazardous to your health. There are two different things to worry about. “One is frostbite and…

  • Tips for keeping warm for Winter Classic at Nationals Park

    WASHINGTON — Nationals Park will be packed on New Year’s Day — not for baseball, of course, but for the National Hockey League’s Winter Classic. It’s one thing to go to the park for baseball…

  • 5 die from hypothermia in Maryland in month

    BALTIMORE (AP) — State public health officials say Maryland has seen its first deaths from hypothermia this season, with five people dying from cold-related conditions in a month. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene…

  • Freezing temps bring real hypothermia concern

    The bone-chilling winter weather in the D.C. area can be dangerous. Those who spend too much time out in the cold and wind could end with hypothermia.

  • Man dies of hypothermia in Frederick Co.

    Maryland health officials have confirmed the state\’s first hypothermia-related death of the winter.