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Beware the hidden health hazards at your July 4 BBQ

Your Fourth of July cookout could be crawling with hidden health dangers. From your picnic table to your pool, Dr. Lawrence Phillips, cardiologist and assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health, and Dr. Robert Segal, founder of Medical Offices of Manhattan, break down the risks — and tell you how to party safely this holiday. Dehydration During the summer, Phillips says his office is overrun with patients experiencing dizziness — a common sign of dehydration. “I think that many people are not keeping in mind the fact that we lose fluid through sweat,” he tells The Post. So keep a water bottle on you at all times and try to consume between 6 and 12 ounces more than you usually would when outside in the heat. Also, p ...
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