As frigid temperatures are sweeping a large portion of the country, government officials from severely impacted regions are issuing "Code Blue" alerts. Use of them is spreading some confusion, so let's clarify what the term actually means.
With brutal temperatures now plaguing millions of Americans, especially in the midwest and northeast, it's as good a time as any to debunk myths connected to cold-related injuries.
With snow days making some stir crazy, delving into what can be physically possible seemed an essential, compelling escape. 
Since winter is still not over in some U.S. regions – despite the official date of spring's arrival being just days away – let's address some basics to prevent hypothermia. 
Given that roughly two-thirds of weather-related deaths are attributed to cold temperatures, it seems appropriate to raise awareness about basic measures to ensure a happy winter season. Stay warm and safe, and ...