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How To Stay Safe In Idaho While Participating In Winter Sports

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January is peak season for skiers and snowboarders in Idaho. But with these kind of high-impact sports, brain injuries can be far too common. How should folks stay safe while taking part in their favorite cold weather sports? 

During National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, Idaho Matters is joined by Dr. Steven Gale, director of the St. Alphonsus hospital trauma center, and Bert Mecham with Fremont County’s EMS in eastern Idaho.

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Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!