Fourth of July Directory
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.
Staying Safe in the Surf
Here are 10 things you'll need for a safe time at the beach.
Light Up July 4th -- Safely
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.<BR>
Fat Festival? Calories in Food at the Fair
Foods sold at fairs and festivals are often deep-fried diet disasters. Find out the fat and calorie counts for favorite fair foods.
A Healthier Way of Grilling
Grilling made easy… and healthy!
It’s cookout time! Yet meat cooked at high temperatures is linked to cancer in animal studies. Learn how to decrease your risk.
Animal studies have linked meat cooked at high temps to cancer. Humans may face the same risks, so find out how to grill safely.
Keeping Your Grill Safe and Clean
Tips for cleaning even the dirtiest of outdoor grills.
The Truth About Beer: Calories, Bellies, Nutrition, and More
Bone up on the calories, contents, risks, and possible health benefits of moderate beer drinking.
The Truth About Beer and Your Belly
It seems beer drinkers have a tendency to grow bellies, especially as they get older. But is it really beer that causes a "beer belly"?
Healthier Way to Grill
Learn techniques for healthy grilling.
10 Healthy Ideas for a Lean Barbecue Season
WebMD looks at the healthy way to barbecue, providing plenty of grilling meal ideas for lean meat, chicken, and veggies. Get the scoop on sauces, cooking techniques, and all you need for a summer cookout.