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Summer Safety Content List

  • Bike Safety Bike Safety

    Bike riding is a great way to get exercise and share time as a family. But there's an important factor that you need to consider - safety.

  • Dehydration Dehydration

    Sometimes kids lose fluids and salts through fever, diarrhea, vomiting, or sweating. Here are some tips on preventing or treating dehydration.

  • Fireworks Safety Fireworks Safety

    Before your family celebrates a holiday, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety.

  • Heat Illness Heat Illness

    Active kids can be at risk for heat illness, which can result in heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heatstroke. Learn how to prevent and treat heat illness.

  • How to Choose & Use Sunscreen How to Choose & Use Sunscreen

    With all the options out there, choosing a sunscreen for your kids can be tricky. Here's what you need to know.

  • Jellyfish Stings Jellyfish Stings

    Frolicking in the ocean is a summertime rite of passage, but a jellyfish sting can spoil the fun. Here's how to handle it if someone in your family gets zapped by one of these mysterious sea creatures.

  • Playground Safety Playground Safety

    Following these safety guidelines can make neighborhood playgrounds entertaining and safe for your kids.

  • Preventing Children's Sports Injuries Preventing Children's Sports Injuries

    Participation in sports can teach kids sportsmanship and discipline. But sports also carry the potential for injury. Here's how to protect your kids.

  • Preventing Dog Bites Preventing Dog Bites

    Teaching kids a few basic dog manners will help them enjoy safe encounters with Fido.

  • Safety Tips: Baseball Safety Tips: Baseball

    Baseball is by no means a dangerous sport. But it can present a very real risk of injuries from things like wild pitches, batted balls, and collisions in the field. These safety tips can help keep your kids safe on the diamond.

  • Safety Tips: Basketball Safety Tips: Basketball

    Basketball is fun - but it's also a contact sport, and injuries happen. To help your kids stay safe on the basketball court, take a look at these safety tips.

  • Safety Tips: Skateboarding Safety Tips: Skateboarding

    Skateboarding is undeniably cool, but it's also easy for riders to get hurt. Help your kids keep it safe with these safety tips.

  • Sun Safety Sun Safety

    By teaching kids how to enjoy fun in the sun safely, parents can reduce their risk for developing skin cancer.

  • Water Safety Water Safety

    Kids need constant supervision around water - whether the water is in a bathtub, pool, the sea, or a water park. Here's how to keep them safe.

  • Summer Safety Summer Safety

    Keep the fun in summer by keeping your child safe in the sun, the water, and the great outdoors.

  • First Aid: Animal Bites First Aid: Animal Bites

    Animal bites and scratches that break the skin can cause infection. Rarely, animal bites can cause rabies, a dangerous, life-threatening disease.

  • First Aid: Burns First Aid: Burns

    Scald burns from hot water and other liquids are the most common type of burn young kids get. Here's what to do if your child is burned.

  • First Aid: Cuts First Aid: Cuts

    Most cuts can be safely treated at home. But deeper cuts - or any wounds that won't stop bleeding - need emergency medical treatment.

  • First Aid: Dehydration First Aid: Dehydration

    Kids can become dehydrated when their bodies lose very large amounts of fluids. It's important to replenish fluid losses as quickly as possible.

  • First Aid: Heat Illness First Aid: Heat Illness

    In hot weather, a child's internal temperature can rise and cause heat exhaustion, which can progress to heatstroke if not treated quickly.

  • First Aid: Insect Stings and Bites First Aid: Insect Stings and Bites

    Being stung by a bug is often just irritating and doesn't require medical treatment. But kids who are highly allergic to stings may need emergency medical care.

  • First Aid: Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac First Aid: Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac

    Mild rashes from poison ivy, oak, and sumac plants can be treated at home. But severe and widespread rashes require medical treatment.

  • First Aid: Spider Bites First Aid: Spider Bites

    Most spider bites cause mild reactions, but some can cause serious illness or allergic reactions. Here's what to do if you think your child was bitten by a spider.

  • First Aid: Sunburn First Aid: Sunburn

    You can treat mild sunburn at home. But severe sunburn needs medical attention. Here's what to do.

  • First Aid: Tick Bites First Aid: Tick Bites

    Some ticks carry harmful germs that can cause disease. Find out what to do if your child is bitten by a tick.

  • Auto Safety Auto Safety

    More kids are injured in auto collisions than in any other type of accident, but you can protect them by learning the proper use of car seats and booster seats.

  • Bike Safety Bike Safety

    Bike riding is a great way to get exercise and share time as a family. But there's an important factor that you need to consider - safety.

  • Booster Seat Safety Booster Seat Safety

    Your tot's not a baby anymore! It's time for a big-kid booster seat. But how can you ensure that your child is still safe and secure in the car? Find out here.

  • Car Seat Safety Car Seat Safety

    What's the right way to install an infant safety seat? Is your toddler ready for a convertible seat? Get the car seat know-how you need here.

  • Do My Kids Need Vaccines Before Traveling? Do My Kids Need Vaccines Before Traveling?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Flying and Your Child's Ears Flying and Your Child's Ears

    That weird ear-popping sensation is a normal part of air travel. Here's how to help equalize the air pressure in your child's ears to prevent or decrease ear pain.

  • How to Choose & Use Sunscreen How to Choose & Use Sunscreen

    With all the options out there, choosing a sunscreen for your kids can be tricky. Here's what you need to know.

  • Road Rules for Little Passengers Road Rules for Little Passengers

    Use these tips to teach your kids how to stay safe when riding in a car or on a school bus.

  • Road Trip Boredom Busters Road Trip Boredom Busters

    Road trips can be fun and educational with just a little planning and preparation. Here are some ideas to get your family revved up for a trip long on smiles and short on frustration.

  • Rules of the Road for Teen Drivers Rules of the Road for Teen Drivers

    When teens get their driver's license, parents should consider creating their own rules of the road beyond the relevant driving laws.

  • Staying Healthy While You Travel Staying Healthy While You Travel

    When you're traveling with your kids, there's a chance that someone might get sick. But early planning and smart packing can help ensure your family stays healthy and safe.

  • Traveling and Asthma Traveling and Asthma

    With some careful planning, kids with asthma can enjoy all the benefits of a trip away from home.

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