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Cold case: Hypothermic treatment on children explored at Maine Medical

So here’s something to consider: There is good drowning and there is bad drowning. Well, that’s not entirely right. No drowning is “good,” but some are better than others. You’ve likely heard those stories of a child falling through the ice while ice skating, or some approximation of skating, remaining submerged for half an hour or longer and, because of how cold the water is, making a complete recovery. I’m talking with Dr. Alexa Craig,…

Warm winters mean less practice: Maine’s skiers are starting to feel the effects of climate change

The Falmouth cross country Nordic ski team are in the middle of practicing for their state meet, but with little snow on the ground, all they can do is wax their skis and run on the track. Sometimes, they dust off roller skis (basically a pair of skis with two wheels at the end, used in summer training) and train on the grass or pavement. Because of this winter’s paltry amount of snowfall and several…
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