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January 6, 2023
Don’t be part of the surge in neck and back pain related to digital devices.
December 5, 2022
Most people know their infant, toddler or young school-aged child needs a car seat or booster in the family vehicle. Car seats also keep children safe on airplanes. Here’s some information for anyone planning air travel with children.
October 10, 2022
While Halloween can be a very exciting time for children and parents, it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year.
June 8, 2022
5 tips and recipes to make your grilling the healthiest it can be.
July 2, 2021
Every summer the Emergency Department admits patients with serious or life-threatening burns from outdoor fires. Here’s expert guidance to kick off your campfire season safely.
June 1, 2021
Abby Beerman, an injury prevention coordinator at University of Vermont Medical Center, shares the six things you should do to stay safe and enjoy the thrill of mountain biking.
June 1, 2021
Maureen Johnson, CSP, CPST-I, a Child Passenger Safety Specialist, examines some heatstroke prevention steps for in the car, at home and at work, and how to respond to heat-related illness.
February 23, 2021
A seemingly healthy 16-year-old collapsed while playing basketball with his dad. Hope came in the form of the expertise of a local cardiologist...and the help of a fighter pilot. Read Quinn's story.
December 15, 2020
As COVID-19 cases rise here and across the nation and the most wonderful time of the year is likely feeling less festive for the vast majority of us in Vermont and Northern New York. You are not alone, our infectious disease experts share their plans to celebrate safely and their hopes for a brighter 2021.
October 23, 2020
With favorite restaurants now closed or limited to outdoor dining, there has been a surge in interest around home cooking. Whether you are an expert home chef or teaching yourself the basics, kitchen mistakes happen. Cooking is the top cause of fires and fire-related injuries in the home. Check out UVM Medical Center's tips for keeping you and your household safe from kitchen-related injuries.
September 28, 2020
As educators and parents prepare for children to return to school safely during COVID-19, there are new anxiety-inducing concerns facing families. While much of the discussion has focused on what happens inside school, it’s important to consider safety precautions when traveling to and from school.
September 9, 2020
You are never too young to start thinking about fall risks, especially during the pandemic as we spend more time around the home. Follow these top tips for making small changes around your home to prevent falls for you and your family.
August 31, 2020
Seventy percent of children age 4 and under who drown were not expected to be at or in the water, according to a study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Read what you can do to keep kids safe.
July 29, 2020
While our communities slowly re-open, many grandparents may find themselves providing care for their grandchildren. Learn how to establish an open dialogue with your child and their spouse in order to prevent potential conflicts.
July 9, 2020
Summer is here and you’re likely asking yourself what is safe? And how do I participate in my usual summer activities? We asked Central Vermont Medical Center infectious disease physician Jessie Leyse, MD, MPH for her advice on staying safe this summer.