Drinking alcohol may increase the risk of injury from cold
Changes your body's ability to regulate body
Changes your judgment. For example, a person may not
put on more clothing when it is needed if his or her judgment is changed
Can cause blood vessels in the skin to get
bigger (dilate). This increases heat loss.
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