7 tips for healthy Fourth of July weekend

Published On: Jul 03 2013 11:27:13 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 03 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe over the Fourth of July weekend with these tips.

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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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