Avoiding the bummers of summer

from Wayne Wood:

Ain’t no cure for the summertime blues.

On the other hand, there is prevention for some of the bummers of summer.

…Such as grilling disasters, as Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Trisha Pasricha writes in this story:

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/07/vanderbilt-experts-offer-tips-for-safe-grilling/

And then there is fireworks safety. My colleague Jennifer Wetzel gathers up some tips for staying safe while setting off small, entertaining explosions:

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/06/vanderbilt-doctors-urge-caution-with-fourth-of-july-fireworks/

For those who want to spend some time in the water, Ashley Culver reported some great safety ideas for adults and children from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt:

https://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/interior.php?mid=139&news_id=1605

Going to be cutting the grass? Know how to do it safely:

https://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/interior.php?mid=139&news_id=1604

Summer is a great time to be alive. Knowing how to be safe can help keep it that way.

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