Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe on Independence Day with these tips.
Swim in clear water -- A good rule of thumb? Only take a dip in clear, good-smelling water. At the lake, make sure there isn't any blue-green algae or slimy, smelly green film floating on the water. Some forms can produce a toxic bacteria that's bad for your health.
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