FDA experts said that you should add non-flammable sunscreen to your grilling grocery list this Fourth of July weekend.
Galveston officials are doing their best to protect and warn swimmers on July 4 to only swim where there are lifeguards on the beach.
Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office
Montgomery County officials announced an outdoor burn ban and restrictions on fireworks are now in effect in response to the growing threat of wildfires in the area.
Thousands of people around the globe took part in the world's largest swimming lesson in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record.
Heat and humidity can sneak up on kids, putting them in danger of heat exhaustion, or even heat stroke.
Health officials are taking steps now to eliminate mosquito-breeding grounds in hopes of preventing a repeat of last year’s deadly summer.
Equipment company Rawlings is rolling out an improved helmet rating system designed to better protect players from head injuries.
Find out how to make sure your children are safe when they are home alone.
Many children are left home alone or with siblings or friends during the summer. There's a chance that something could go wrong when the parents aren't home.
During the summer, kids are out, being active and that could mean accidents and broken bones.
When it comes to parents trying to warn their kids about danger, it might feel like talking to a wall. However, it is crucial that children not only hear but also understand your message.
With children playing outside, it is essential to protect children from heat exhaustion.
You or someone in your family could end up taking the wrong medication. Not because you picked up the wrong bottle, but because the wrong medication was in the bottle.
Summer in Houston means mosquitoes are always near. Here's how to keep the pests at bay.
Experts say there are some things parents should look out for when it comes to their child's safety on the playground.
For those who may have yard work on your to-do list, we found some key information when it comes to keeping your children safe while they help out.
The Fourth of July holiday is a busy time for fireworks injuries, but many can be prevented with a little common sense.
The Fourth of July is a great time to celebrate, but law enforcement officers are warning about the dangers of celebratory gunfire.
Some medications don't mix with Houston's triple-digit summers. Find out which ones may make it seem even hotter.
Summer has barely begun, yet several recent drownings have the greater Houston area leading the state in these deadly accidents.
According to a study, 75 percent of drowning victims are African-Americans or Islanders.
Houstonians are doing their best to stay cool in what will likely be the hottest week so far this summer.
Crews repair a major water leak in League City, but there are still strict water restrictions in effect.
A few simple steps can prevent a tragedy in Houston's hot summers.
The city of Houston launches a campaign to help caregivers remember that a child is in their back seat.
If you are headed outside for than than 20 minutes, you will need to take precautions to protect your skin from cancer.
Every year, about 300,000 kids across the country will wind up in the emergency room because of a head injury on a bike. Prevention is as simple as wearing a helmet.
Need some place to cool off this summer? Reliant has opened several "beat the heat" cooling centers in Houston.
Homework is the most important thing parents can do when deciding where to send their child for day care, experts say.
All-terrain vehicles are increasingly the cause of trips to the hospitals and, in some cases, even death.
As the Texas sun heats up the Houston area once again, firefighters offer some tips that could save lives.
CenterPoint Energy shows how dangerous power lines can be, especially now that hurricane season has started.
The sun becomes a killer when children are left in cars. An Austin mother is trying to save lives after her own daughter's death.
Do not forget about protecting children's eyes this summer.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is asking consumers to conserve energy during peak electricity hours from 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
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