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Fired Up About Summer Grilling!

5 tips and recipes to make your grilling the healthiest it can be.

Food and Nutrition Cancer Diet Recipes Safety Tips

Ring of Safety: Top 9 Fire Pit Safety Tips

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.

Injury Prevention Burns Safety Tips

6 Tips for Safer Mountain Biking

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.

Injury Prevention Safety Tips

The Danger of Heatstroke

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.

Injury Prevention Children's Health Safety Tips Child Safety

No Warning Signs

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.

Heart Health Children's Health Heart Attack Safety Tips Pediatric Cardiology

Our Pandemic Holidays

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.

COVID-19 Safety Tips

Top 5 Home Cooking Safety Tips

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.

Injury Prevention Children's Health Safety Tips

Back to School: Bus, Bike and Car Safety During COVID-19

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.

Children's Health COVID-19 Injury Prevention Back to School Car Safety Safety Tips

Watch Your Step: Preventing Injury at Any Age

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.

Injury Prevention Aging Well Safety Tips

Child Water Safety: Four Steps to Prevent Drowning

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.

Injury Prevention Children's Health Safety Tips

Caring for Your Grandchildren? Set Yourself up for Success

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.

Injury Prevention Aging Well Caregiving Safety Tips

Top 5 Questions About Safe Summer Celebrations

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.

COVID-19 Safety Tips

How Do Older Adults Get Care and Stay Safe During COVID-19?

As we shift to a longer-term acceptance of our new reality, many patients in our older adult population have been asking great questions about their health, their risks, and how to live a healthy lifestyle while social distancing. UVM Medical Center geriatrician Amelia Gennari, MD, answers your questions.

COVID-19 Aging Well Safety Tips

With Stroke, Seconds Count

It is critical to diagnose a stroke as early as possible because potential treatments for many types of stroke are absolutely dependent on time. Don't delay your care for fear of exposure to COVID.

Aging Well COVID-19 Safety Tips

Dining Out, Public Beaches and Hugs? Here’s Expert COVID-19 Guidance

Infectious disease expert Tim Lahey, MD, answers your latest questions about being outside our homes as businesses reopen and stay-at-home orders begin to relax. Get your answers.

COVID-19 Safety Tips

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