Steps You Need to Take When Hot Weather, Humidity Hit

Steps You Need to Take When Hot Weather, Humidity Hit  

Tags: dehydration, geriatric, geriatric health, heat stroke, hydration, summer, summer safety

Hot summer days can be dangerous for older adults. If this is you, you’re at higher risk than others for dehydration and heat exhaustion when heat and humidity climb.


Roller Coasters: How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain

Roller Coasters: How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain

Tags: back pain, joint pain, neck pain, spine, summer, summer safety

Roller coasters and other rides can lead to back and neck pain, especially for people with a history of disc problems, arthritis or muscle spasms. Planning ahead and caring for yourself afterward can minimize discomfort.


kid in car

Kid Safety: 5 Myths About Hot Car Dangers

Tags: child safety, dehydration, summer, summer safety

Every year, children die after being left in the car on a hot day -- even just for a few minutes. There are some misconceptions about this issue. Learn the truth and find practical tips to keep your kids safe.


Green grass is mowed lawn mower

How You Can Stay Safe While Cleaning Your Yard and Home

Tags: back pain, eye safety, falling, neck pain, safety, safety standards, summer safety

Cleanup in the yard and the home is a necessary evil this time of the year. But if you’re not careful, you could end up nursing a serious injury. Find out how to stay safe.


toenails being painted

How You Can Avoid an Infection from a Salon Pedicure

Tags: feet, foot health, pedicure, safety standards, summer safety, warts

It’s fresh into sandal season, and you need your feet to look sexy and pretty. So it’s off to the salon for a pedicure. But where you go can be the difference between pedi-heaven — or pedi-pain.


canned vegetables

How You Can Keep At-Home Canning Safe, Avoid Botulism

Tags: botulism, food poisoning, food safety, nausea, parenting, summer, summer safety, wounds

Botulism is a rare food-borne illness often associated with home canning. Know how to prevent it, what foods are more susceptible and how it is treated.


9 Smart Biking Tips for Your Kids (Infographic)

9 Smart Biking Tips for Your Kids (Infographic)

Tags: bike safety, growing pains of parenting, helmet, helmet safety, parenting, summer safety

A bike is a kid’s first vehicle. Be sure your children know these nine smart biking tips before zipping down the driveway.


heat rash on person's neck

Is That a Heat Rash? Cool it Down Quickly

Tags: heat rash, summer, summer safety, sunburn, sunscreen

You might associate heat rash with babies. But sticky high temps put active kids and parents at a higher risk for developing heat rash, too. If you or your child experience heat rash, start the cool-down process right away.


Reasons why you should not pee in the pool. Infographic from Cleveland Clinic HealthHub

Should You Really Pee in the Swimming Pool? (Infographic)

Tags: growing pains of parenting, infographic, summer, summer safety, swimming, urine

Using the pool as your toilet: simply gross or a health hazard? Our Cleveland Clinic experts weight in on this predicament.


Applying sunscreen

5 Places You’re Probably Forgetting to Put Sunscreen

Tags: dermatology, skin cancer, skin care, summer, summer safety, sun, sunburn, sunless tanning, sunscreen

We all know that we should put on sunscreen every time we are out in the summer sun. But there are some important parts of the body we often miss.