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2021
July
01,
2021
| 09:25 AM America/Chicago
By Michelle Bailey, M.D.I absolutely love fireworks, something about the smell of the burning punk, after eating a barbequed hamburger followed by homemade peach cobbler…. It’s just the best. Watching the beautiful fountains explode in an array of co...
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2020
July
02,
2020
| 16:35 PM America/Chicago
With fewer options for the Fourth of July weekend because of the COVID-19 pandemic, more people might try to create their own fireworks show this weekend. But experts warn those attempts to entertain at home could lead to a trip to the Emergency Depa...
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2018
July
02,
2018
| 16:30 PM America/Chicago
This week you will hear a lot about fireworks safety, but that’s not the only danger children face over the Fourth of July holiday. As we have reported throughout multiple summers, drowning remains a leading threat to children during the holiday. ...
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2014
July
03,
2014
| 08:30 AM America/Chicago
Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, usually brings thoughts of parades, back yard barbecues and, of course, fireworks. Unfortunately, those fireworks often mean injuries.The Emergency Department at Cook Children’s sees eye and face injuries from...
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