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Straight, No Chaser: Hypothermia (Low Body Temperature)

This is part of a series on cold-related medical disorders. To review the Do’s and Don’ts of Frostbite, click here. Hypothermia is low body temperature. It’s not
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 11, 2013

Straight, No Chaser: The Do's and Don't of Treating Frostbite

There’s a cold front coming. You can’t avoid the exposure. Some of you will end up cold as ice (and twice as nice?). Would you really know what to do if you caught fros
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 4, 2013

From the Health Library of "What are the different types of burns?"

Well, yes, he’s a Burns, but I don’t think that’s what we’re addressing today.  Let’s look at some burns of the traumatic variety. What’s a first d
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD November 4, 2013

Straight, No Chaser: Beat the Heat (and Not Just in Miami)

When a loved one dies, families often ask “Is there something I could have done?” Usually I give you information. Today I want to give you information and power to act
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD July 22, 2013
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