Avoiding the emergency room while enjoying summer activities

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Roanoke, Va. (WFXR) — For a lot of folks, hiking, biking, and tubing or swimming are the highlights of an enjoyable summer… and while having fun is a top priority so should approaching these outdoor adventures with safety in mind.

According to Stephanie Lareau, an emergency medicine physician at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke and associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, a little common sense and the right preparation goes a long way. Dr. Lareau offers tips for avoiding the emergency room during the summer months.

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