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How to avoid (and treat) hypothermia
Spoiler alert: staying dry is the key to life in the cold.
I Plunged Into Freezing Water—And Survived To Tell The Tale
A new immersion suit claims it can keep you alive up to 24 hours in freezing water. So we tested it.
How It Works: Putting Humans In Suspended Animation
A new human trial will chill gunshot victims to keep them alive
Coming Soon to Emergency Rooms: A Drug Cocktail to Chill the Body and Save the Brain
Inducing therapeutic hypothermia can prevent damage from oxygen deprivation in trauma patients
Rescue Workers Can Prevent Brain Damage with Icy Nasal Spray
After cardiac arrest, lowering someone’s body temperature can prevent life-threatening brain damage. It’s so critical that New York City requires...