All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘hypothermia’

Polish Boy May Have Set Hypothermia Record

A 2-year-old Polish boy was found face down and unconscious Sunday in sub-freezing temperatures, and was placed into a medically-induced coma to bring his core temperature back to normal. The toddler was under the care of his grandmother in the village of Raclawice, just north of Krakow, and walked outside into the night, as the temperature dropped to 19 degrees. …

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Polar Vortex: Harbinger of Coldness

With a polar vortex gripping the northern and central regions of the country, the National Weather Service warns that “life-threatening wind chill” is something to be taken seriously, as parts of the U.S. brace for temperature lows not seen in decades. The NWS broadcasts, “The coldest temperatures in almost two decades will spread into the northern and central U.S. today …

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