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Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

Here are some tips from the American Heart Association to help you stay safe this winter.

-Give yourself a break. Take frequent rest breaks during shoveling so you don’t overstress your heart. Pay attention to how your body feels during those breaks.

-Don’t eat a heavy meal prior or soon after shoveling. Eating a large meal can put an extra load on your heart.

-Use a small shovel or consider a snow thrower. The act of lifting heavy snow can raise blood pressure ...

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