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8 Things to Know About Summer and Senior Citizens
Evelyn Granieri, M.D., and Michael Stern, M.D., share eight tips to help keep seniors healthy in summer and prevent heat-related injuries, including wearing sunblock, staying hydrated, and reducing strenuous activities. (read the story...)

6 Tips to Prevent Burns During Fourth of July Celebrations
The FDNY and Roger Yurt, M.D., director of Hearst Burn Center, share tips, including safe grilling tips, to prevent burns and other fire injuries this summer. (read the story...)

12 Things to Consider When Buying Sunglasses
Check out these 12 tips before purchasing sunglasses, which should be worn year-round to protect your eyes, according to doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. (read the story...)

Tips for Treating Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac
The American Academy of Dermatology shares tips for how to treat poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac at home. (read the story...)

Safety Tips for Using Fireworks on July 4th
Many people celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, and not just by viewing professional displays. If you choose to light your own, follow these safety tips for using fireworks. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How to Choose a Bike Helmet
Bike riding is a great warm-weather activity, and wearing a helmet is the most important part of bike safety. Sandhya Katz Katz, M.D., an emergency medicine physician at Nyack Hospital, shares tips to pick a properly fitting bike helmet. (read the story...)

10 Tips for Cooking on the Campfire
Planning a camping trip? There are some things you should know about cooking food on a campfire. Check out these 10 expert tips for cooking safely and efficiently on an outdoor fire and you'll be making drool-worthy eggs al fresco in no time. (read the story...)

Sledding Safety: How to Choose the Best Sled and Avoid Injury
Sledding is a fun winter activity, but it's responsible for tens of thousands of trips to the emergency room every year. Here are tips on how to choose the safest sled for your child, avoid sledding injuries, and treat injuries when accidents happen. (read the story...)

Tips for Safe Ice-Skating
Dr. Attilio Pensavalle gives safety tips on preventing ice-skating injuries when taking your kids ice skating. (read the story...)

Five Tips to Keep Your Child Safe in The Car this Winter
Clek, a Canadian car seat company, shares five tips to keep your child safe in the car during the winter. The tips include what winter outerwear your child should not be wearing in the car seat and tips to stay warm. (read the story...)

The Truth Beind Common Food Safety Myths
The Partnership for Food Safety Education shares four common food myths and the facts behind them, as well as ways to practice food safety and how to prevent food poisoning in children. (read the story...)

Tips to Help Kids Use Technology Safely
A recent study shows that more and younger children are using technology. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association provides safety tips for children using technology, headphone safety tips for children, and signs of childhood hearing loss. (read the story...)

15 Tips to Prevent Kitchen Fires When Cooking
Two out of every five home fires start in the kitchen. We've got 15 tips to keep your family safe and prevent kitchen fires, especially during the busy food-based holiday season. (read the story...)

Car Seat Installation Lessons at Your Home
Strapped In Car Seat Safety recently started offering its car seat installation services in the New York metro area. The service also offers child passenger safety lessons, car seat checks, and car seat installation at your home. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in Fairfield
Looking for a place in Connecticut that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots in Fairfield County, CT will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in Rockland
Looking for a place in Rockland County that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots in Rockland, from Clarkstown to Suffern, will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in Westchester
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Car Seat Inspection Sites on Long Island
Looking for a place on Long Island that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots on Long Island, including Nassau and Suffolk Counties, will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Car Seat Inspection Sites in NYC
Looking for a place in NYC that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines. (read the story...)

Important Information You Should Know About the 2013-2014 Flu Vaccine
To prepare for flu season, it is recommended that everyone get the flu vaccine. Montefiore Medical Center shares some important information you should know about this year's vaccine, including the two different vaccination shots. (read the story...)

Back-To-School Safety Tips for Teen Drivers
Driving-Tests.org recently released a new, free Parent-Teen Safe Driving Contract to raise awareness of teenagers driving safely,as well as seven back-to-school safety tips for teen drivers. (read the story...)

How and When to Talk to Your Kids About Inappropriate Touching
It’s a topic no parent wants to even think about. But not talking to our kids about appropriate vs. inappropriate touching is irresponsible. Learn how and when to talk to your children about sexual abuse, and how to handle suspected abuse. (read the story...)

Resources in the New York Area for Victims of Sexual Abuse
If you believe your child has been sexually abused, it is important to get them the help they need. We've compiled a list of sexual abuse resources in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, Fairfield, Nassau, and Suffolk counties, as well as in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. (read the story...)

Is It the Summer Flu or Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease—although traditionally marked by the bull's-eye rash—can cause flu-like symptoms, according to Connecticut-based Lyme Research Alliance. The LRA provides tips to protect against ticks to prevent Lyme disease and how to check for ticks. (read the story...)

'Be Safer, Drive Smarter' Campaign Promotes Safe Teen Driving
A new study reveals that July is the most dangerous month for teens to drive. Drivint-Tests.org recently launched its "Be Safer, Drive Smarter" campaign with tips for ways teens can be safe drivers, including curfews for teen drivers, limiting the number of passengers, and not using cellphones while driving. (read the story...)


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