Winter has a special way of arriving early every year, catching many of us unprepared — and major winter storms can have catastrophic results. Winter storms and sub-zero temperatures increase the risk of fires, car accidents, frostbite, hypothermia, and heart attacks. Power outages caused by heavy snow and driving winds can last days, even weeks. [...]
Snow days at home always seem fun at first—who doesn’t love an excuse to skip work or school, stay inside, and get cozy in front of a fire? However, after a while, many of us can only watch so much Netflix before we start to get a touch of cabin fever. If you’re snowed in [...]
How often have we heard that shoveling snow is not good for you? For those of us who remember a time before snow blowers and electric powered snow shovels and mountains of snow so high we could build elaborate forts and tunnels, the dangers of shoveling are real.