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Five Tips to Keep Your Summer Safe and Injury Free + SAVING LIVES WITH GUS: Fireworks Safety

Recent upgrades at YouTube have resulted in issues with some older versions of Internet Explorer. If you are only seeing a black box in the player, click here or open in a different browser. SAVING LIVES WITH GUS: Fireworks Safety

This video series is designed to educate, entertain and deliver life-saving [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Responding to The Tragedy in Boston

The Boston Marathon tragedy has stunned the nation. While the criminal investigation continues and healing is just beginning, there have been countless reports of the heroic efforts to save those injured in the attacks. Mayo Clinic trauma surgeon Don Jenkins, M.D., says trauma and emergency medical personnel train extensively and participate in specific drills designed to prepare [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Injury Season for Snowblowers (pkg)

Snowblower accidents cause more than 6,500 injuries each winter. More than a thousand people lose hands and fingers. One Wisconsin man, a piano player, is hoping that hearing his story will remind others to slow down, be safe and not become a victim, too. Dennis Douda has his story.  [TRT 2:00] Video and script are [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Snowstorms Mean Shoveling: Tips for SAFE Shoveling

Shoveling snow can provide good exercise when done correctly but can prove harmful if people try to take on more than they can handle or use faulty techniques. Here are some tips from physicians at Mayo Clinic Health System for injury-free snow shoveling: • If you're inactive and have a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling

Shoveling snow can provide good exercise when done correctly but can prove harmful if people try to take on more than they can handle or use faulty techniques. Here are some tips from physicians at Mayo Clinic Health System for injury-free snow shoveling: • If you're inactive and have a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Safety Tips During Hunting Season

Gunshot wounds are an obvious health risk during hunting season, but there are other dangerous accidents that can send hunters to the hospital or worse. Emergency medicine physician Eric Grube, D.O., of the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wis., is a hunter himself and says he tries to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks