Outdoor Safety

Make the most of your family time outdoors with these ideas for being safe at the pool, on the bike path, and more.

Dry Drowning: Know the Signs

It sounds scary: A child can seem fine after getting out of a pool or body of water but then start to have trouble breathing an hour -- or up to 24 hours -- later. You'll worry a whole lot less once you know the signs of submersion injuries, and how to prevent them.

10 Natural Remedies for Sunburns

Honey, milk, and oatmeal aren't just for breakfast -- they're also used in home remedies for sunburn relief.

Uh-Oh, the EWG Probably Doesn't Like Your Favorite Sunscreen

In the Environmental Working Group's new sunscreen report, 75 percent of the 750 products they reviewed weren't up to par.

5 Summer Safety Rules to Teach Your Child Now

Kids have a much higher risk of injury this time of year, but you can teach them to look out for themselves with these tips from the Shriners Hospitals for Children campaign.

Sun Care 101: The Basics of Sun Safety for Kids

Just one blistering sunburn in childhood can double your little one's lifetime risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Young, sensitive skin is especially vulnerable to damaging rays, so protect your child by being sun-care savvy.

Parents Don't Know as Much About Water Safety as They Think They Do

New research shows we still have serious misconceptions about how to prevent drowning.

Keeping Kids Hydrated

Make sure your children get plenty of liquids to stay healthy and active this summer, and help them develop good hydration habits for a lifetime.

Unthinkable: Toddler Dragged Away by Alligator at Disney World Resort

Here is the latest on the still-developing tragedy unfolding at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

6 Best Sun Umbrellas and Sun Shades

Sunny day? Let your kids have fun outside while staying safe from harmful rays with these shade-makers.

A Shocking Number of Kids Suffer Traumatic Brain Injuries at the Playground

A new study finds the number of kids treated for traumatic brain injuries suffered at the playground has increased significantly.

How To Keep Kids Safe from Rip Currents

Dr. Peter Wernicki of the American Red Cross demonstrates how to identify dangerous rip currents.

Removing a Tick Safely

An expert explains the easiest way to remove a tick. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Do You Know How to Practice Safe Swimming?

Keeping an eye on the pool isn't enough. Two-year-old Kyan Quintana's death is proof.

Sun Protection Clothes for Kids

Don't just rely on sunscreen alone for sun protection! Check out our top picks for swimsuits, shirts, and accessories to provide the extra coverage your kids need to stay safe in the sun.

5 Steps to Sun Safety for Kids

In summer -- or any season -- protecting kids from the sun's harmful rays is a must. Here's what every parent should know.

Tips for Swimming Lessons

If your kid is anxious about staying afloat, these tips will ease her into action.

The Sad Truth About Drowning

Every kid is at risk, even if she can swim. A pediatrician whose young patient died shares the latest precautions.

Hidden Outdoor Dangers

Playing outdoors poses a number of potential pitfalls for your child. We outline the offenders, from sun exposure to playground equipment.

6 Summer Safety Rules

How to protect your kids from the heat, sun, and injuries this summer.

Stay Cool This Summer

The best way to protect your family from the sun? Head for the shade. We've got lots of doable ideas.

6 Ways to Get Your Child Comfortable in the Water

Even if you yourself can't even dog paddle, there are plenty of ways to help your little ones get comfortable in the water and learn to swim.

Here Comes the Sun! The Scoop on SPF

The steps you take this summer can help safeguard your child's skin -- and her life -- for years to come. We've got the latest sunscreen news.

Hidden Summer Dangers

Leading experts shed light on some surprising outdoor safety traps.

Summer Foot Safety

Don't let common foot problems plague your kids' tootsies -- get quick fixes with these doctor-backed tips.

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