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Help from afar: Teton Valley Hospital uses telemedicine to assist patients

Within the past few months, Teton Valley Hospital added telestroke and teleburn services offered through the University of Utah Health Care. The telemedicine program uses a tele-robot, which can be manipulated by the on-call doctor. The doctor appears on a screen where the robot’s “face” is and can communicate through the robot. This specific robot technology is compatible with the University of Utah, St. John’s Medical Center and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

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The teen’s knees: What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

The teen’s knees: What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

Osgood-Schlatter disease is an ominous name for a fairly simple condition that’s caused by growth spurts combined with overuse.

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Sport-related concussions: It’s not a game

As parents, we want to encourage our kids to be active, join teams, and learn discipline both on and off the
field. It’s also natural for us to worry about potential injuries that can come from participating in youth or
high school sports.

A main concern, both locally and nationally, is on concussions. How high is the risk? What are the signs?
How do we prevent them?

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