A lightning strike can result in a cardiac arrest and death, and the most lightning strikes occur during warm summer months when people are outside enjoying the weather.
You may have never heard of it before, but a not-so-new type of weed has again infested parts of Canada - and it can be very dangerous.
On your next trip to the beach, keep in mind that the water’s conditions might not be as safe as they may appear.
Ensuring that your potential new home can withstand strong winds and damage is essential to your family’s safety.
Communicating during and after a disaster can be tricky without proper preparations beforehand, which is why it’s critical to figure out how your family plans to reconnect.
These plants are best avoided, as each can leave you with an uncomfortable allergic skin reaction.
You may not realize you are allergic to a stinging insect until you are stung by one and have a reaction.
Even though consumer fireworks are as common as cookouts during America's birthday, their use still results in numerous fires and bodily injuries every year.
It’s not unusual for beaches to be put under advisory or closed for a number of reasons during the summer months.
A number of potential threats can sour a trip to the beach without taking proper precautions.
In May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first medicine that is designed to prevent migraines, which could end up having a largely positive impact on people are susceptible to these severe headaches.
Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable, but it's critical to know the warning signs and to react swiftly.
There were 493 outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water, according to a CDC report. The CDC provides numerous tips on how to swim healthier this summer.
If you’ve ever wondered why it can sometimes feel stiflingly hot as your clothes quickly dampen on a summer afternoon, humidity is the likely culprit.
The return of spring and the influx of allergens that unfold as the weather gets warmer can create many concerns for those who suffer from asthma.
There are more deaths due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm-related hazard and most occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous floodwaters. These drownings are preventable with proper safety precautions.
Though using sunscreen is an important practice all year round, it is especially vital in the summer. Check out the key important factors in using the right sunscreen in the right way.