Tips to Prevent Injuries from Fireworks this July

By Intermountain Trauma Managers Group
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July is synonymous with fireworks and fun. In Utah, there are two opportunities to enjoy the "rocket's red glare" with the Fourth and 24th of July holidays. During these exciting times, it is crucial to practice firework safety in order to protect, not only yourself, but your family and friends as well.

Time to Check Up on Your Checkups

By Jonathan Burnett, MD
Stay up to date with Well-Child Visits

During the first 2-3 years of your child’s life, you become very familiar with her doctor’s office. You stop in every few months to see how your child is growing, developing and learning and to make sure she’s caught up on her vaccines to help protect against many nasty diseases. But as she grows, are you keeping up with the well-child check-ups?

Hamstring Injuries

By Jake Veigel MD
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If you've been following the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team at the World Cup, you know how big a deal hamstring injuries can be. Here's what you need to know, from sports medicine expert Jake Veigel, MD, at the Intermountain Memorial Clinic and Sports Medicine Specialty Group.