The 4th of July is a time for food, family and fireworks – a trifecta that reminds Americans of the freedom we enjoy each day. But the festive weekend can also be a dangerous one, with a distinct spike in emergency room visits to prove it.
The scent of fresh cut grass and backyard barbecues. The delighted shrieks of kids playing in the sprinkler. The long days and balmy nights that define summer in the South. While we wouldn’t trade this sun-soaked season for anything, Berkeley County families must keep in mind that summer brings some risks. In fact, hospitals nationwide report a 15% to 27% increase in emergency room visits over the summer months.
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