The most dangerous risks to your health this summer - and how to prevent them


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Make sure to wear sunscreen.


Ticks and mosquitoes and sunburn, oh my!

Summer might be the time when most of us try to take it easy, but there are a few nasty health hazards that can ruin your fun in the sun.

We're not talking about things like sharks, which might seem scary but pose almost zero risk to the average person.

These are the real hazards that can cause injury, illness, or death. Preventing them can sometimes be as simple as drinking water and wearing sunscreen and insect repellant.


So practice caution - your life may depend on it.