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Skateboarding Professor Available to Talk About Keeping Kids Active During the Summer Break.

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Expert Tips to Prevent Drownings Before Kids Dive Into the Season’s Water Activities

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Summer Vacation or Trauma Season: Expert Advice to Kick Off Summer with a Safe Start

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Expert Shares Non-Surgical Solutions to Get Rid of Ugly Varicose Veins for Summer

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Experiment and Experience: 2016 Vacation Outlook

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School’s out for the summer, and as the temperatures rise across the United States, so does the volume of vacation travel. But the types of vacations Americans seek in 2016 buck travel trends from recent years and show a shift in what they hope to get out of their well-earned time away. Expert insight from Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business forecasts the biggest 2016 vacation trends and explains the forces driving them.

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Soaring Temperatures Pose Threat to Children, Elderly

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The searing, record-setting temperatures in the West and Southwest U.S. warn that extreme heat could be commonplace this summer with the initial heat waves being particularly perilous to children, the elderly and those with chronic medical conditions, according to Dr. Jennifer Caudle, of Rowan University.

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Summer Safety

With summer comes fun in the sun, beach outings, pool parties and outdoor adventures like camping, hiking, bicycling and skateboarding. What also comes is an increased risk for injuries and as such, an increased need for awareness. The specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have compiled a list of helpful guidelines to ensure that you and your family have an enjoyable and safe summer in the heat and in and around the water.

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Six Summer Essentials for Families to Follow

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While it’s important for children of all ages to embrace the down time away from the high expectations and heavy workloads of being in school, summer is not necessarily the time to abandon a structured schedule and learning opportunities. Here are a few tips for families to follow to help make this summer season productive and enjoyable.

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Future Summers Could Regularly Be Hotter Than the Hottest on Record

If climate change continues on its current trajectory, the probability that any summer between 2061 and 2080 will be warmer than the hottest on record is 80 percent across the world's land areas, according to a study by the National Center for Atmospheric Research. If greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, however, that probability drops to 41 percent, according to the study.

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Southern Europe Risks Zika Outbreaks This Summer

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Established Aedes-mosquito population could spread the Zika virus in Europe this summer if infected travelers introduce the virus. An analysis of temperatures, vectorial capacity, basic reproductive number (R0), and air traveler flows suggests parts of Southern Europe may be at risk for Zika outbreaks between June and August. This according to a study, led by Umeå University researchers in Sweden and published in the journal EBioMedicine.

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Summer's Here...swimmer's Ear

Swimming is synonymous with summer. But more time in water can lead to a painful infection of the external ear canal called swimmer’s ear. Here's how to prevent and treat it.

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5 Ways Parents Can Help Ward Off the “Summer Slump” and Help Their Kids Retain What They’Ve Learned

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With school out for summer, parents can help their kids mentally engaged and active with these five tips from a literacy and education expert at Georgia State University.

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Herpetology Expert Available to Talk About Snake Bites. Increase in the Summer? Prevention & Facts.

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Carl Lieb, Ph. D. is the Associate Curator of the LEB Herpetology collections, a Professor and member of the Graduate Faculty of UTEP's Department of Biological Sciences.

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Mother Nature and the Spiritual Side: Can Lovely Weather and Scenery Make a Difference?

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June is national Great Outdoors Month, and that may have religious implications as people spend more time outside — in particular if they live in or visit an area with beautiful weather and scenery. U.S. counties with more pleasant weather and such attractions as mountains and waterfronts also have lower rates of affiliation with religious organizations, according to a Baylor University study.

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FAU Real Estate Economist Says Summer May Be the Hottest Season to Buy and Sell a Home in More Ways Than One

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While spring is traditionally the busiest time for real estate sales, this summer could prove to be the hottest time for buying or selling a home.

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Spring Snow a No-Go?

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Spring snowpack, relied on by ski resorts and water managers throughout the Western United States, may be more vulnerable to a warming climate in coming decades, according to a new University of Utah study.

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Sunscreen: A Little Dab Won’t Do You

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With temperatures expected to climb on the first unofficial weekend of the summer, a Rowan Medicine physician says it’s time to remember that it only takes a couple minutes to protect yourself from a disfiguring and deadly disease.

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What Weather Can You Expect This Summer? Experts Say Don't Be Caught Off Guard

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