Play it safe in the winter

(Jan. 18, 2012) — Winter creates an ideal setting for fun. Sledding, ice skating and skiing are just three of the activities that make the season so enjoyable. But it's also a time to be careful.

Each winter, hospital emergency rooms treat hundreds of youngsters for frostbite and other injuries related to outdoor activity. The Minnesota Safety Council offers these suggestions to keep your children safe while they're out in the cold:

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