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Heat-related illnesses

Children produce more heat during activities and sweat less, which is why they are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses, especially on hot, humid days.

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8 tips for keeping cool on a hot day

Limiting your time outdoors, eating light foods and drinking plenty of water are just a few of the things you can do to stay cool in the heat.

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Weathering summer storms

Parents should prepare their families for any disaster that may come their way, including power failures, tornadoes and floods.

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Pesticide safety

Although scary due to the varying time frame of noticeable effects, there are ways to reduce pesticide exposure for your child.

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Keeping your baby hydrated during summer

Most people know that adults need to drink about eight glasses of water per day, but keeping babies hydrated has some special considerations.