Swimming http://kcur.org en Sunscreen & Swimming: Staying Safe In And Out Of The Water http://kcur.org/post/sunscreen-swimming-staying-safe-and-out-water <p></p><p></p><p>July is here and with it come picnics, fireworks, and trips to the local swimming hole. As the holiday weekend approaches, families throughout the Kansas City area are seeking relief from the heat at pools, lakes and rivers. But with a series of recent swimming-related accidents in the region, what should you know about summer safety?</p><p>On Tuesday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a> we discuss staying safe in and out of the water - whether you're working on your tan or enjoying a dip.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:02:58 +0000 Steve Kraske & Scott Ross 58188 at http://kcur.org Sunscreen & Swimming: Staying Safe In And Out Of The Water Dog Days Of Summer Start Early http://kcur.org/post/dog-days-summer-start-early <p>Daily highs have hovered at or near the 100 degree mark for more than a week.&nbsp;&nbsp; The sweaty days are expected will continue through the weekend.&nbsp; The heat can be dangerous, but many people are finding ways to avoid the high temperatures.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:27:24 +0000 Maria Carter 20524 at http://kcur.org Dog Days Of Summer Start Early Olympics Trials A Disappointment For Bollier http://kcur.org/post/olympics-trials-disappointment-bollier <p>In the Olympic swimming trials Thursday night, Bobby Bollier of Mission Hills, Kan. had a tough assignment. He needed to either win the 200-meter butterfly or finish second to qualify for the London Olympics this summer.</p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:06:56 +0000 Greg Echlin 20240 at http://kcur.org Olympics Trials A Disappointment For Bollier