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-- of the dangers we're talking about that's a good -- Patti -- summer's in full swing but before you hit the beach or that barbecue this summer.
-- need to make sure you're prepared from caring for the elderly to the proper way to apply sun screen on your children.
You think you know what to do but the truth that might surprise you joining us now with some tips to keep you in your family safe.
Pediatrician and contributor to -- sent our doctor alana Levine thanks so much for being with us doctor Levine who has very nice to see you again.
-- just some tips that we need to know as you know has parents or as adults we think we know what to do that you're saying that not so fast right and I think the first thing -- About a sun screen because it's such an important part of the summer.
And when you go out in just fifteen minutes you're getting exposure from those you VAN UBB.
Race -- want to make sure that you apply sunscreen at least thirty minutes before going outside.
That you re apply it every two hours.
After swimming after sweating.
And you make sure that you really get on your kids because they're running and playing and they don't want to stop.
And -- take a break for some are saying be very careful between the hours of 10 AM and 4 PM exactly because those are really that peak -- hours since -- want to make sure that your kids are.
In the shade covered -- protected -- on -- effects and what about it I am not -- pol wanna come to the barbecue how can I protect them from -- so the elderly are particularly at risk for heat stroke they don't regulate their body temperatures as well.
Often times and at some chronic medical conditions -- can make it harder for them to regulate their body temperature.
They also take medication sometimes that prevent perspiration which is a way to cool off our bodies so.
For those elderly people you want to keep them out of the heat when it's really hot.
Try to get them to air conditioned places hunt and if they do have heat -- you want to cool them off and call for help our right to deal now preventing drowning her children.
So prevention is key and you want to make sure that if your kids are out.
And they're swimming that that pool is covered.
Is protected on all four sides by offense -- should be at least four feet high and be self closing and self latching for the kids and after responsible.
For actually closing at themselves.
But you also want to be on the -- for joining some kids we'll splashing thrash around at some kids.
We'll really just sort watch so little out with your girlfriend I think that's right if you on the cell -- you gotta be watching them right now leaving food out during the barbecue what are the rules there okay so if it's a hot -- No more than one hour.
You really want to pack that food up.
Put -- on ice and you wanna make sure that the food is Philip properly cooked at Barbeque is because you -- -- broke -- at a time it does not really paying attention to throw those burgers on the ground.
You're a cricket I don't think that means that chicken -- -- on an hour now patty was telling us about a story about fireworks -- -- -- dangers obviously here that's right and the key is leave the fireworks to professionals don't do fireworks.
At home teenagers are at the greatest risk for getting hurt particularly in the face the hands they can burns abrasions.
Just go to the professionals.
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