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The latest numbers from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission show there was a 50% increase in deaths and injuries from fireworks-related incidents in 2020 with more people handling fireworks on their own after countless public fireworks shows were canceled.

This week, we’re talking to Dr. Dana Rioux-Forker, hand surgeon at Saint Luke’s Health System, about common fireworks injuries and the best ways to stay safe while celebrating the Fourth of July.

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