Staying Cool and Safe in a Heat Wave

Extreme heat and high humidity can be dangerous to anyone, but particularly to the elderly, infants, young children, obese people and those with chronic illnesses. “During a prolonged heat wave, the biggest health problems people may experience are dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, which can be life-threatening,” says Leonardo…

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Your Body: Summer Swimming Safety Tips

What better way to enjoy the summer heat than taking a dip in the pool? Swimming is a great activity for everyone but it can easily turn into a safety and health risk. Since every summer accidental drownings occur, never take your eyes off a child, even for a second….

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Easy tips to keep your kids safe online

Better Business Bureau Serving Acadiana is offering tips to keep children safe online through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. During the summer months, kids often have extra time to spend online with their computers and mobile devices. This increased screen time provides many benefits for kids, but there are…

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Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

Summer is here and it’s time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately, with the hot weather comes an increased risk of childhood injury. With that in mind, Safe Kids Seattle South King County (SKSSKC) would like to provide you with tips and resources to ensure you…

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