summer

Kick Off Your Shoes And Get Outside

When's the last time you walked through your yard without wearing shoes? There's a good chance you haven't done it since you were a kid. And many parents today don't want their children to go anywhere without sneakers on their feet. But there's plenty of good reasons to get out, and feel the grass...
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Kids Don't Have To Be Hungry This Summer

The federal government estimates that 4 million children in the United States face hunger during the summer months. And with school about to finish up for the year, that's something that some people will soon be very concerned about. Thanks to one program, sending a simple text can help alleviate...
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WATCH: Two Young Girls Rescued After Being Swept Out To Sea On Inflatable Swan

Two little girls in England were enjoying the early days of summer with their family at the shore, just floating on their inflatable swan. Dad was keeping a close eye on the two, and even tightly holding on to a line that was connected to the swan. However, as the winds picked up, Dad lost his grip...
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Don't Forget Your Kids!

It seems like you shouldn't have to remind people not to leave their children in a hot car, but apparently you do. It's summer and it's really hot! Last year alone, 23 children died when they were accidentally left in hot vehicles. Kids under one year old are the most vulnerable (32% of the deaths...
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Heat Waves Are More Dangerous Up North

It's not the heat, nor the humidity. It's the inability to cool off that's so dangerous! So far this summer, 70 people in Canada have died from heat-related causes. The most vulnerable are the elderly, and those with pre-existing health conditions. And while there have been a number of record warm...
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Summer Heat Is Slowing Your Brain Down

We tend to move a little slower when it's super hot. And apparently our brains do, too! "There's evidence that our brains are susceptible to temperature abnormalities," says Joe Allen , co-director of the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard University . Allen and his...
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PillowTalk: Top Summer Love Songs 1988

Ahh those summer nights...Quiet conversations in the car with the moonroof open under the stars... Snuggling in the hammock in the arms of someone special or sharing a sleeping bag by the campfire. 1988. Was it the summer of your first crush on the lifeguard or your favorite camp counselor...The...
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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! Now that the summer is here, it's time to laze away on the weekend. We invite you to join us on Sunday morning from 8 until noon for a soothing morning of smooth jazz. Throughout the summer check in to your weekend home for...
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Keeping Kids Safe Around The Pool

Last summer nearly 200 children drowned in swimming pools. Of those, almost 70% were under the age of 5. It was over 200 the previous year, and again 70% were younger than 5. In fact, drowning is the leading cause of death for kids under 5. “Each one of these deaths is a tragedy, which serves as a...
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