-- Mary Elizabeth Dallas
SUNDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Backyard barbeques are a big
part of summer fun, but avoiding their hidden dangers is key to
staying healthy and enjoying a cookout, a doctor suggests.
Barbeques can result in food poisoning from raw or undercooked
foods; temperamental grills can cause burns; and charred meat may
contribute to the development of certain types of cancer, according
to Dr. Martha Howard, a Chicago Healers practitioner.
But it doesn't have to be that way, Howard noted in a news
release from the health care network. As the summer heats up and
more people fire up their grills, Howard offers the following tips
to help ensure safe and healthy barbeques:
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