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Health Tip: Pack Your Car With Winter Weather Essentials

Here's what to include

(HealthDay News) -- During the unpredictable winter months, it's a good idea to pack your car with some emergency essentials -- in case you're stranded.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends including:

  • An ice scraper, small broom and snow shovel.
  • Something to give you traction if you get stuck, such as kitty litter.
  • A flashlight and a set of jumper cables.
  • A box of flares.
  • A few blankets to keep you warm, as well as some water, non-perishable snacks and a supply of medicine.
  • A cell phone and charger.

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