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(HealthDay News) -- With the onset of winter weather, it's a good idea to stock your car with a seasonal emergency kit.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends these cold-weather essentials:
Blankets to keep warm.
A stash of non-perishable foods and fresh water.
A first aid kit.
Cat litter or sand in case you need traction.
Jumper cables, flares and a tire pump.
Maps and a compass, and a stash of plastic bags.
A battery-powered radio, flashlight and an extra supply of batteries.