Holiday - Page 8

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Fireworks: Don’t Try This at Home

Why you should leave the snap, crackle and pop to the pros.


Kayaking Safety: How Not to Find Yourself Up the Proverbial Creek

Learning some essentials will help keep you out of trouble.

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Staying Safe at an Amusement Park

Follow these tips for steering clear of an amusement park accident.

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Beyond Sunscreen: Other Bright Ways to Protect Your Skin

Yes, you should still slather — but also try these shady tactics.

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What Bit Me? Mystery Bug Bites Solved

Clues to identifying 6 common insect bites and what to do about them.

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Quiz: What Lies Beneath? Hidden Dangers in the Ocean

Test your knowledge on how to keep safe in the deep blue sea.

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Ocean Smarts: How to Protect Yourself at the Beach

How to have fun while avoiding sand collapses, dangerous surf and more.

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Drowning Rescues: The Danger Isn’t Over When You’re Saved

Some 5 percent of people who survive drowning accidents can expect delayed lung distress within four hours of being rescued.

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How to Survive a Rip Current

Three key pieces of advice are all you need to remember.

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Camping Safely With Kids

If you’re planning to pitch a tent on your next family vacation, these tips will come in handy.

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Splash Parks: Keeping Kids Safe in Iffy Waters

Before your kids play in that spray fountain, learn just how germy they can be.

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Happy Trails: How to Stay Safe While Horseback Riding

If you’re planning to saddle up on your next vacation, don’t get thrown — follow these tips.

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Silent Drowning: How to Spot the Signs and Save a Life

People don’t drown the way they do in Hollywood.

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Play It Safe at the Water Park

Don’t dive in until you read these tips for staying upstream of germs, drowning and other hazards.

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7 Poisonous Plants to Avoid

How to recognize them and what to do if you touch one.