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5 Essential Summer Safety Tips

April McCormick | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
April McCormick

The warm beautiful weather, outdoor activities and family fun are plentiful this time of year. Unfortunately, so are the opportunities for sunburns, heat rashes, bug bites, water dangers and many more summer activity hazards. Here are five summer safety tips.

10 Summertime Dangers That Parents Should Be Aware Of

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Melinda Wenner Moyer | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents

When I heard the recent news that yet another bouncy house had blown away in a gust of wind and seriously injured two kids -- this is in addition to t...

Why You Shouldn't Swallow Pool Water

Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Staff Writer Published: 05/12/2014 10:19 AM EDT on LiveScience When the summer weather gets really hot, nothing feels ...

Drowning Can Happen To Anyone

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Tragedies like these happen to other people, we often think. It doesn't happen to us. Especially something like drowning, because that seems so simple to prevent.

5 Swim Safety Questions, Answered

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Is there anything more inviting on a hot summer day than a sparkling pool or spraying ocean? Swimming is a good way to stay cool, get some low-impact ...

Boy, 9, Pulls Drowning Toddler From Pool

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Associated Press) -- A 9-year-old California boy has saved the life of a toddler found unconscious at the bottom of a San Jose apart...

Is It Safe To Pee In The Pool ... And Other Water Safety Questions

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Beach read? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Cold Drink? Check. Chlorine-resistant germs? Think again. Each year, people in the United States make hundreds...

Pool Safely: A Call To Action This Memorial Day Weekend

Inez Moore Tenenbaum | Posted 07.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Inez Moore Tenenbaum

My message to parents this Memorial Day weekend is a simple one: be aware of pool safely and be vigilant in and around the water.

Pool and Water Safety: A Healthy Respect for the Danger

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While the majority of adults were talking to each other at a Fourth of July party I attended, the children were frolicking in the pool. This got me thinking about water safety.