Blustery winds, snow banks and icy paths don’t always make for pleasant trips outdoors to run errands, participate
in winter sports or shovel. And, although there isn’t anything we can do to change the outdoor temperatures, we can be sure to dress appropriately when outside to avoid getting too cold or suffering from frostbite.
Ernest Wang, MD, Emergency Department physician at NorthShore, provides his insight on how to stay warm and safe this winter season:
What are some of your favorite outdoor winter activities? What do you do to stay warm?