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July 24, 2023
How to keep mosquitoes and ticks from ruining summer fun
December 5, 2022
Let’s face it, our homes are not necessarily equipped to be our workspaces, yet ergonomics is essential to your working environment – wherever it is – to prevent stress on your body. These ergonomic basics will keep you comfortable and productive during your working days from home.
November 23, 2022
Car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for children. In many cases, these deaths and injuries can be prevented by use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Here are some child passenger safety tips and reminders.
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.
February 23, 2022
Sidelined by a foot injury, I began a low-impact yoga challenge with one question in mind: Is yoga a good cardiovascular workout?
July 30, 2021
The school year is almost here, but before you go back-to-school shopping, review these tips from Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at University of Vermont Children's Hospital, on how to reduce your child’s risk of neck and back problems.
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 7, 2021
Jess Lukas, Director of Aquatics at the Greater Burlington YMCA, offers water safety advice in partnership with the University of Vermont Medical Center and UVM Children’s Hospital.
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.
January 8, 2021
Before you zip up your coat to hit the slopes, take a minute to review our health and safety tips.
November 6, 2020
Even though COVID-19 may be reducing our travel, it’s still important to know how to safely dress your child when they are riding in the car.
October 30, 2020
Canning is a wonderful way to preserve your garden labors for cozy winter meals, but it’s critical to take steps to prevent a dangerous byproduct of improperly canned foods: botulism.
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.