Summer is a time for cookouts, holidays and time spent in and on the water or pretty much anywhere but the couch! With plenty of celebrations and festivities heating up this season, don't let the fun fizzle due to hidden health hazards. Favorite summer activities like picnics, boat trips and fireworks displays pose risks you can't ignore. But if you're prepared, you'll spend your summer in the sun instead of in the urgent care.
Here are a few things to keep an eye out for to make sure you stay healthy as you enjoy the summer fun:
Cookouts and barbecues are highlights of the summer season, but where there is food in a hot environment, bacteria can also thrive. Dairy products, egg dishes, meat and mayonnaise are the most likely suspects if you're suffering from food poisoning. While food refrigeration is the easiest way to stay safe, if it's too late, there are