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How -200 degree temperatures are being used to treat everything from cancer to crow's feet

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How -200 degree temperatures are being used to treat everything from cancer to crow's feet

By Jennifer Graham, Deseret News National | Posted - Jan. 10, 2016 at 8:34 a.m.



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DALLAS — It was 31 degrees in Dallas on Monday, but that wasn't cold enough for Brittany Justice. So the 22-year-old stripped down to her underwear, put on gloves and socks, and entered a cylinder where the temperature plunged to negative 211 degrees Fahrenheit.

In subjecting her near-naked body to temperatures colder than Antarctica (where, at the Amundson-Scott South Pole Station, it was a relatively balmy -5 degrees), Justice joined the shivering throng of Americans engaging in cryotherapy, the new treatment for everything from cancer to crow's feet.

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