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Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Shoveling Snow

It has officially been winter for a week now and already a good portion of the Midwest and East Coast have experienced quite a bit of snowfall. Snow can be great for a lot of things like building snowmen, sledding, and snowball fights. Snow can also be dangerous and make for treacherous driving conditions which result in many accidents. Almost equally as dangerous is the act of snow shoveling and the amount of  injuries and even deaths that accompany it is somewhat surprising.

Snow shoveling has been linked to a recent increased number of heart attacks. Researchers believe that the…

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