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Beware snow-shoveling and falling iguanas


February 2, 2022

After an unseasonably warm winter, you may be waking up this morning (Wednesday) to snow and ice. Weather forecasters are predicting six inches more or less of the white stuff. With past experience, I usually expect less. Hopefully in the Newsgram area, there will be very little ice compared to snow.

The American Journal of Emergency Medicine has a warning for those of you shoveling your way out of this weekend’s snow.

• In a 17-year study period, an average of 11,500 individuals a year are injured shoveling snow.

• The average annual rate of snow shovel–related injuries and medica...

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