Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

Don’t Let Jack Frost Nip Your Ears: Keeping Ears Safe and Sound (and Warm and Dry)

Ears are delicate, so keep them warm and dry in the winter. And don’t neglect hearing devices when preparing for winter weather conditions. Rough weather, particularly cold conditions, can present challenges for exposed body parts, particularly the ears. Ears cool down very quickly because they have no protective fat tissue. The nerves in the ear canal run unprotected under the skin and may react with a strong pain impulse to changing temperatures. In addition, the risk of infection in the ears increases in cold conditions because less blood is circulated. Cold and wind can irritate the ear canal, which often causes pain, while water in the ears can […]

10th anniversary of The Station nightclub fire

10th anniversary of The Station nightclub fire Parallels drawn between recent Kiss nightclub fire in Brazil and The Station  February 15, 2013 – The recent tragic fire at Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil is reminiscent of The Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island in 2003. As the 10th anniversary of The Station fire is nearing, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is offering expanded resources on its webpage on nightclub and assembly fires. The Kiss nightclub fire is ranked third on NFPA’s list of the deadliest nightclub fires in the world; The Station is ranked tenth. “These incidents, and the deaths they caused, clearly could have been avoided if […]

NFPA marks 10th anniversary of The Station fire with plea for caution

NFPA marks 10th anniversary of The Station fire with plea for caution Tips to keep in mind when visiting nightclubs or similar venues February 15, 2013 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is marking the 10th anniversary of The Station nightclub fire that occurred in Rhode Island with a plea to the public to be cautious and keep safety in mind when visiting nightclubs or similar venues. The Station fire occurred on February 20, 2003 and killed 100 people. NFPA recently updated and expanded its resource page on assembly and nightclub fires in light of a January fire at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil that killed 238 people. […]