Dog Sleds and Cold Beds
- Winning the cold war. Gill Jr., Paul G. // Outdoor Life;Feb93, Vol. 191 Issue 2, p62
Gives details on frostbite, the injury or death of tissue caused by exposure to subfreezing cold. Factors that play a part in causing it; What happens when a person develops frostbite; Tips on preventing frostbite.
- Up in the `cold lab' human guinea pigs shiver for science. Jackson, D.D. // Smithsonian;Dec88, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p100
By exposing volunteers to chilly air and water, researchers at the Hypothermia Laboratory in Duluth, Minnesota, study how people respond to cold. Discusses program of study with Robert Pozos, a physiologist who founded the Hypothermia Laboratory at the medical school ten years ago. Experiments...
- Six ways to avoid cold feet. Glenn, R. // Field & Stream;Nov89, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p98
Provides six easy steps for preventing cold feet during cold-weather outdoor ventures, including drinking plenty of water to avoid dehydration, wearing a vapor barrier and a hat, and keeping feet loose in boots.
- Cures for common colds. Strung, N. // Field & Stream;Jan1992, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p29
Offers practical methods and strategies to prevent or overcome the effects of cold weather in the field. Hypothermia.
- So you think it's cold out? Schaaf, Fred // Mother Earth News;Dec94/Jan95, Issue 147, p24
Presents guidelines for keeping warm during extremely cold weather. Conservation of heat in the human body; Diet for cold weather; Overview of frigid temperatures in the United States; Astronomical sights in the winter sky.
- Women: The colder sex. Weinhouse, B. // Redbook;Feb92, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p28
Reports that women are generally colder than men in winter due to body mass, blood pressure and metabolic differences between the sexes.
- Advice for men who count on their fingers. Chillot, Rick; Csatari, Jeff // Men's Health (10544836);Nov/Dec92, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p21
Warns about frostbite and the windchill factor. How frostbite can strike at 32 degrees Fahrenheit; The early warning signs; How to protect the tissues from damage; Tips for prevention include, dress in layers; Don't wear tight clothing; Drink hot beverages; Don't drink alcohol; Wear mittens;...
- The cold truth. Waller, Mike // Boys' Life;Dec96, Vol. 86 Issue 12, p10
Focuses on the physical effects of cold weather. Description of the symptoms of hypothermia; Precautions on frostbites; Prevention of the conditions.
- The Ice Man's last hours. // Health (Time Inc. Health);Sep93, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p10
Discusses the cause of death of the Ice Man, a mummified man discovered in an Austrian glacier in 1991. Freezing; Paradoxical undressing, in which persons experiencing extreme cold remove their clothing prior to death; Intoxication as possible explanation for why the Ice Man was wandering in...