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Sunburn: How To Avoid It and How To Treat It

Most people would agree that relaxing on the beach is one of the highlights of summer vacation or weekend excursions. But it would be almost impossible not to know at this point, considering the amount of public education, that certain lengths of Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun cause sunburn, premature aging of the skin, and have potentially cancerous .
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Summer First Aid Tips: How to Treat a Bee Sting

Bee stings can ruin an outdoor adventure or even playtime in the yard very quickly for you and your kids. Even though it might be a little scary for kids, treating a bee sting is pretty easy for those who don’t experience an allergic reaction. You might be surprised to learn that most bees don’t sting – they might .
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How to Avoid Tick Bites and Remove Ticks

Few things ruin the enjoyment of birdwatching, camping, boating, or walking woodland trails than discovering a tick on your body, your pet or your child when you return indoors. But if you take precautions, there’s a good chance you and your closest peeps will never have to encounter one of these vile creatures.   In the U.S., the most .
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Serious Summer Health Risks: Symptoms and Prevention

Swimming pools and beach vacations make for endless summer fun. But exceedingly high temperatures that soar into the upper 90s and above can quickly put a damper on anyone’s summer plans. Severe heat and humidity in the warm summer months can be unbearable at times, and if you don’t take proper health precautions it can also be extremely dangerous. .
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How to Build A First Aid Kit For Backpacking and Hiking

Hiking can be quite the exciting adventure, whether its a short day hike or a month in the Appalachians. The thought of all that can go wrong isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you’re immersed in nature and making your way along the scenic route, but when a medical emergency happens, especially in the great .
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