WELLNESS
01/23/2013 08:40 am ET Updated Jan 09, 2015

6 Surprising Health Benefits Of Cold Weather

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When the weather dips into the single digits, most of us want to do nothing but dive back under the covers.

And for good reason: With extreme cold weather comes health hazards like frostbite, seasonal affective disorder and even an increased risk of heart attacks.

But before you curse the weather until April, there are a few silver linings of this bitter cold.

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