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Rescue Swimmer to Cover Cold Water Immersion in Lecture

O’Brien Starr-Hollow. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT A Coast Guard rescue swimmer will give a talk about cold water immersion tonight. O’Brien Starr-Hollow says most people are familiar with the term hypothermia, which is when the body’s core temperature drops and the body fights to rewarm itself. He says the first phase is cold shock. “That’s just that initial stage of …

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