A Guide to Sunburns, Stings & Other Summer Hazards

Hot weather can bring on bug bites, skin rashes, and heat exhaustion - minimize the risks with these tips (10 Photos)

Jordan Lite on May 25, 2010 at 4:49PM

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A Guide to Sunburns, Stings & Other Summer Hazards

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What to Know About Summer Safety

With summer comes sunshine, sports and some special safety considerations. We asked Lee Beers, M.D., a pediatrician at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Garry Gardner, M.D., chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ committee on injury, violence and poison prevention, how to avoid—and treat—some of summer’s most common dangers-from fireworks on the Fourth to burns at the beach.

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