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Medical experts warn residents to exercise caution when shoveling snow by hand


Mike Parry of Helper plows a driveway before the pile can freeze. Residents should be cautious when hand shoveling after large snowfalls and may need to consider alternative methods of clearing snow-covered areas. Experts indicate sedentary males can raise heart rates in excess of recommended aerobic levels in two minutes of shoveling. The situation can lead to increased blood pressure and potential for heart attacks.





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