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How long does it take to get frostbite? Inspired by the polar vortex, childhood myths and a bitterly cold Michigan winter, we set out to find out more about frostbite, and just how dangerous going out in cold weather is. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON FROSTBITE, CHECK THE LINKS: Medical stuff: Understanding frostbite: The basics. WebMD KidsHealth on frostbite: Mayo Clinic: Medline Plus: How long before frostbite is likely? National Weather Service frostbite times (degrees farenheit): Environment Canada wind chill chart: Canada's wind chill index: Wind Chill: Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction: Is Wind Chill Real? Scientific American The Risk Bites Team: Andrew Maynard David Faulkner Alyssa Berry Risk Bites is supported by: University of Michigan School of Public Health. University of Michigan Risk Science Center. Backing track: Based on Blue and Green by Rimsky. Risk Bites is your guide to making sense of risk. We cover everything from understanding and balancing the risks and benefits of everyday products, to health science more broadly, to the potential impacts of emerging technologies, to making sense of risk perception. If you enjoy our videos, please subscribe, and spread the word! Click here to see more videos:

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