Feel Better Friday for Feb. 19, 2021: Winter skin care

Feb 19, 2021

This Friday we talk about how to handle a host of skin issues that can crop up in cold weather, from frostbite to dryness.

Credit Franzi Ross

It's winter, and all that snow, ice and cold air can cause a host of skin ailments.

 

On this segment of Feel Better Friday, Izzy Ross talked to Dr. Hyndman about how to tackle everything from frostbite to dryness. Listen here:

 


 You can email in your health care questions and suggestions for future topics to doc@kdlg.org and Dr. Hyndman will answer them on the show.

The doc will be the only one to see the emails, and you’ll remain anonymous. 

About the show:

Feel Better Friday is a weekly show that airs on KDLG 670AM after the noon newscast on Friday. In each episode, Dr. Cathy Hyndman talks about a different topic related to health and wellness, driven by listener questions.

We want the show to center on topics and discussions that Bristol Bay listeners want to hear, so please email suggestions to doc@kdlg.org or isabelle@kdlg.org.

About Dr. Hyndman:

Dr. Hyndman was raised in northern Ohio and graduated from Moravian College and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Following a family practice residency at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, WV, she joined a private practice in Lewisburg, WV, where she practiced for ten years. A vacation to Alaska in 1999 led to a decision to move to Dillingham, where she practiced at Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation for twenty years. Now retired to a small farm in Ronceverte, WV, she is enjoying the company of her husband and learning to learn to use chain saws, brush hogs, and other power tools.

Contact the author at isabelle@kdlg.org or 907-842-2200.