Health Minute: Winter sports safety tips

We are in the heart of the holiday shopping season, and if you have skiers or snowboarders in your family, there is one item that should be on your shopping list.

It is no secret, we have an amazing backyard

in the area for winter sports

and during the winter, that backyard attracts skiers and snowboarders, but there is also a risk for injuries.


octor Kris Kemp is an emergency room physician and he says one way to protect yourself is simply to wear a helmet, and if you already do, keep in mind they need to be replaced on a regular basis. Also, if you plan to enjoy the winter sports scene another safety device you need to carry is a beacon.