Severe Cold and the Human Body

Historic snowfall amounts in Boston, record low-temperatures across the Northeast and as far south as Florida, and chatter of the polar vortex’s return. It doesn’t look like winter is about to loosen its icy grip on us any time soon.

Know your enemy with this handy chart. It covers everything from the differences between frostbite, frostnip, and hypothermia, to why you never have to worry about your eyeballs freezing.

Frostbite InfographicInfographic by Megan Dinner/QMI Agency

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