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The Fourth of July is a cause for celebration with family and friends. It's also an occasion on which many overeat, over-drink, and engage in unsafe activities. Fireworks and water accidents can be deadly, especially with someone who's had too much alcohol. But the good news is there are safety tips that can help you stay healthy and well on this holiday. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to stay safe on the Fourth of July, food tips, safe activities, and much more.

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This year, before you light up that sparkler and start practicing amateur pyrotechnics, learn some safety tips from experts who can help you bring in the Fourth with a bang, and without injury.

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