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Avoiding Bacteria in Lakes, Rivers and Oceans
Labor Day is just around the corner, and the summer heat is showing no signs of letting up. It's a tempting time to go swimming, but cool off from the heat responsibly.
Some EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended
Here's what you need to know about what's being done to address the ongoing EpiPen shortage.
Summer Sun Safety Month
Do you ever wonder why your parents always nagged you about putting on sunscreen? In honor of Summer Sun Safety Month, take some time to learn more about sun safety.
Hurricane Health and Safety
As a hurricane approaches, safety is the number one priority. But severe storms can pose health and safety risks both before and after they strike.
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
During power outages from hurricanes or tornados, using other power sources can lead to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
Grill Safely This Summer
Summer is the season of grilling. It's also the season when grill fires peak.
How to Handle Bites and Stings
Summer means spending time at the beach, playing outside and having other outdoor adventures. It also means lots of opportunities for bites and stings from bugs and wildlife.
Flood Safety Tips
Do you live in a flood hazard area? If so, it's time to prepare for the worst and learn what to do in case of a flooding event.
What to Do About Wildfires
Although wildfires are possible any time of year, the heat and droughts of summer increase the odds. Now is the perfect time to learn how to stay safe.