Pages with Matching Tag "outdoor safety"
- July 07, 2014
Boating is a great way to cool down, but use caution. "Every summer, we see many boating injuries that could have been avoided," says Scott Youngquist, M.D., an emergency physician at University of Utah Health Care. He recommends these four ways to stay safe.... Read more
- July 01, 2014
Collectively, poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac are the No. 1 cause of allergic reactions in the U.S. And all three plants grow in Utah. Direct skin contact with urushiol, the plant's oily resin, can cause an itchy, blistering rash that lasts for weeks. Learn to identify these plants so you can avoid them.... Read more
- June 03, 2014
Summer is a great time of year to head to the Wasatch Mountains for a weekend camping trip. And while it¿s fun to roast marshmallows over the campfire, it¿s also a place where many injuries occur. Brad Wiggins, R.N., explains how to keep your family safe.... Read more