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Got kids? Make it a safe summer

Pediatric specialists share their Top 10 tips for injury prevention and food safety.

Master the summer snack

Rather than heralding junk food and sodas, summertime should usher in fresh produce and healthy, on-the-go snacks.

Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

Is it allergies … or something else?

Seasonal sniffles, itching and watery eyes got you down? Find out what you can do.

Tick, tick, boom!

Avoid the (tick) bite this year as their population expands ... your health could depend on it.

Top 8 helmet stats aimed at saving your brain

Bicycling is tons of fun ... until somebody gets hurt. Find out how to keep it fun and safe for you and your kids.

Reasons why you should throw flip and flop out

Avoid flimsy footwear to keep calluses and injuries at bay this summer.

7 shingles facts you need to know

Expert says it's time to get serious about shingles, the adult chickenpox with potentially long-term effects.

Beautiful youth at risk: Cutting

It's real, it's common, and it's a cry for help. Explore expert advice on how to help teens turn it around.

Anti-inflammatory foods are your friends

A proper diet and regular exercise are the surest ways to reduce your risks for cancer and chronic diseases.

Zero in on childhood dangers

Learn why safety at home is a state of mind.

Sticks and stones and … social media?

Bullying has been a reality for generations of youngsters—but today's youth are exposed to a particularly vicious strain, worsened by social media.

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