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Hot dogs may be healthier than chicken

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - With Opening Day for the Cincinnati Red's just seven days away, many are dreaming of that ball park hot dog.

But did you know that new research shows that Hebrew National or Oscar Mayer Weiner may be better for you than other choices, like grilled chicken.

The study finds that hot dogs are nearly free of chemical compounds called HCA's, which have been linked to increased risk of cancers.

The study found very high HCA levels in the skin of rotisserie-grilled chicken.

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