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What does FB stand for?

FB stands for Frostbite

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The 68-year-old adventurer was injured in a fall while skiing during training at a base camp in Antarctica and developed frostbite after taking off his outer gloves to fix a ski binding in temperatures of around minus 3oC (minus 27.
Fingers are one of the first body parts to feel the effects of the cold and damp and along with toes, ears and the nose are frequently subjected to frostbite and even amputation," Arthur Sanford, MD, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns, Loyola University Health System, said.
Byline: Miriam Stoppard Frostbite occurs after exposure to extreme cold, when the blood flow to the exposed area stops and the affected area of skin becomes frozen.
Doctors diagnosed frostbite in the 33-year-old Pontypridd-born adventurer's right big toe after he climbed Mount Everest, but Parks still hopes to raise pounds 1m for Marie Curie by climbing the highest summits on the seven continents and trekking to the North and South Poles in seven months.
Summary: A pod of migrating pelicans, who forgot to migrate south for the winter are being treated for frostbite and malnutrition.