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Updated Jun 17, 2014 at 11:06 AM


Updated Jun 17, 2014 at 11:04 AM

In 2013, 43 children died from vehicle-induced heat stroke. As summer temperatures rise, here are a few simple tips from the National Safety Council to keep kids safe.

Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 4:40 PM


Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 4:18 PM

As hot weather takes families to local pools, lakes and beaches for warm-weather fun, the staggering statistics around drowning risks take on renewed importance. Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury death for infants and...

Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 4:17 PM

The school year has ended and kids are more excited than ever to get outside and play. However, as the days grow longer and summer boredom sets in, it’s easy to become uninspired during playtime and it’s tempting for families to turn to DVDs and...

Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 2:31 PM

Want to hear some good music this summer? In addition to checking out who’s playing in your area, these are the festivals and concerts you won’t want to miss if you’re a true music lover.

Updated Jun 13, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Ticks are gross, but worse, they’re dangerous, especially deer ticks that can infect you with Lyme disease.

Updated Jun 13, 2014 at 1:42 PM

We all know the sun can damage our skin and that sunburns can lead to skin cancer, but what about the alternatives like indoor tanners and lotions? And what SPF (sun protection factor) is right for your skin?

Updated Jun 13, 2014 at 1:40 PM

“At Barnes & Noble we recognize that beach reading may mean many things to many different people,” said Mary Amicucci, vice president of adult trade and children’s books for Barnes & Noble Booksellers. “This is one reason we have themed our summer...

Updated Jun 13, 2014 at 1:39 PM

June is the wedding month, but no matter when you get married, brides are faced with what to do with the wedding dress after the big day. And, how about the veil or even the engagement ring?

Updated Jun 13, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Like it or not, taking selfies is a trend that’s not going to stop soon. Top fashion photographer Nigel Barker spoke to Nightline and offered a few tips to take amazing self portraits on your smartphone: Posing is bad; confidence and being...

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