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Should I Go To the Emergency Department?

When you’re not feeling well, sometimes it’s difficult to decide where you should go to seek care. From the Emergency Department, to Urgent Care, to calling your primary care physician – there are a lot of options. Here’s our advice.

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ATV Injury Cases Triple at UVM Medical Center Prompting Safety Warning

All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are a popular recreational activity and they can be a useful tool for those who own large areas of land or farms, however the UVM Medical Center reports a threefold increase in ATV-related injuries in the Emergency Department this season.

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Bouncing and Playing in the Backyard, Safely

Trampolines and bounce houses are fun and present a great way for kids to expend all that extra energy, but they come with risks. Learn basic ground rules to follow to reduce the risk of serious injury.

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Feet First and Down We Go: Tips for Safe Sledding

When most people think of sledding, they think of these hills covered in children bundled up in snow suits pulling sleds and tubes up the hill only to slide down it again. People also assume most injuries in sledding are minor and only impact children. But that’s not the case! No matter your age, there

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Top 5 Tips to Prevent Winter Injuries

Winter is a beautiful season, but it can also be frightful and full of injury risks. Here are our top 5 hints for keeping you and your loved ones safe so you can enjoy the delights of winter weather without visiting us! The weather outside is frightful Regular ice, black ice, compacted snow, all of

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Traumatic Brain Injury: What You Need to Know

When you think of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), most people think of sports injuries or motor vehicle crashes. And it’s not surprising. TBIs, including concussions, are often covered in the media in relation to football players or student athletes. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we see traumatic brain injuries in a very different light.

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How Well Do You Know Helmets?

Everyone knows it’s important to wear a helmet to protect your head. Helmets can reduce your risk from a serious brain or head injury. The catch? Helmets only work if they are used the right way. It’s important to always use a helmet specifically designed for your activity. Each sport or activity has a helmet

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The Injury That Affects 3.8 Million Athletes Annually

Are you ready for a fun-filled and safe winter season!? The UVM Medical Center’s Rehab Therapy Center wants to ensure you know everything you need to in order to stay healthy. Concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a hot topic today — and for good reason. Sports-related concussions impact about 3.8 million athletes each

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