Video: Lightning Safety

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In this companion video to a previous article, Dr. Joe Alton discusses lightning (and thunder), and the effect of a strike on the human body. Several different types of lightning strikes cause various injuries, and it’s a miracle people survive in the majority of cases. Dr.Alton gives tips on how to avoid injury in lightning storms.

Aside: Did you know that two of Santa’s reindeer, Donner and Blitzen, are named after the Germanic terms for thunder and lightning?

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe Alton MD

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