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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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This Has Killed Over 600 Children Since 1998

Summer is here. The tragic news of the heat related death of a 22 month old child in Georgia is almost incomprehensible. Since 1998 over 600 children have died in their car seats after being left in a vehicle where temperatures reached extreme levels.

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5 Outdoor Hot Weather Exercise Safety Tips

The convenience of the climate controlled, indoor workout is nice, but sometimes, we just want the fresh air and to be outside. You may be ready to go for a power walk, a run or even play time with the kids. It's no mystery, the summer months in the south get very hot and humid with plenty of sunshine. We can handle it, right? Sure, using common sense with a few exercise safety tips and you'll be enjoying the great outdoors!

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Sun Protection: What is the UV Index and Tips for Skin Safety

Don't get burned! Take precautions to protect your skin from the summer sun and enjoy being outdoors. Let's dig into what the 'UV Index' is all about and tips for sun protection for you and your family.

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A GIF Guide to Surviving a Summer Heat Wave

Hey, did you notice it's hot outside? Like, pretty freaking hot. Maybe you can't afford the luxury of air conditioning. Maybe it doesn't matter because you still have to go outside. Don't panic (and certainly don't run). Here's a GIF guide to surviving a summer heat wave.

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10 Reasons to Hate Summer Weddings

Summer wedding season is upon us, and some of us are not excited.

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Watermelon Oreos Will Make Summer Even Sweeter

Is there anything more delicious than Oreos?

We will soon find out.

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Fireflies Mean Summer Time

Our backyard has come to life over the last few days with Fireflies. That is always the sure "fire" sign to me that Summer is here. I love sitting on the deck and watching them in the woods and when I see one make its way into our yard, I try to catch it for Brody. He asked me "why do they fire?" last night and I really had no idea. This morning I went to firefly.org and learned a little.

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Jumpin’ into Summer

I feel like we kicked off Summer pretty good. My wife and I had the bright idea to buy Brody a pool for the weekend. I was checking out at Wal-Mart at 6:03 Sunday morning with a 14ft metal frame pool.

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Best Summer Camps Near Tuscaloosa

Two words that carry completely opposite connotations for children and adults can be heard once again - school's out! Summer break always brings with it the challenge of finding activities for your children during the daytime hours

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