Archive | January 7, 2014

Baby It’s Cold Outside! Doctors Orders for Staying Warm

As record low temperatures sweep across the United States with the “polar vortex” creating the coldest weather in 20 years, people are bundling up and staying inside.

Temperatures in downtown Columbia, South Carolina this morning felt like -4 degrees with the wind chill. South Carolinians used to Smiling Faces and Beautiful Faces aren’t as familiar with such a cold snap.

WIS-TV interviewed LMC Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Todd Crump about the dangers of extreme cold on our bodies.