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July 4 reveals hidden health hazards

Fireworks and pool injuries, hot temperatures send patients to the doctor over the holiday

July 4 is a time for celebration, whether it’s a family get together in the backyard or a trip out of town for some R and R. With all the fun going on, we sometimes forget about the dangers Fourth of July merrymaking can bring.
“We just want people to remember what we are celebrating and be safe,” said Great Bend Fire Chief Mike Napolitano.
Fireworks, swimming pools and hot temperatures can all put a damper on your good times if you’re not careful. Doctors at local AFC/Doctors Express Urgent Cares and American Family Care facilities often ...

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