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What Every Parent Of A Young Kid Needs To Know About Drowning
About 70 percent of kids under 5 in drowning accidents weren't meant to be near a pool at the time.
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The 7 Injuries Doctors See Most On Summer Weekends
Stay safe out there.
Carbon Monoxide Leak At Hotel Pool Leaves 1 Teen Dead, 12 People Hospitalized
Hotel staff found several youths lying motionless on the pool's deck after CO levels reached 16 times the safe limit.
Keeping Your Kids Safe At The Pool: What A Lifeguard Knows
Writer and blogger, GoodDayRegularPeople.com
Lifeguards are not there to be babysitters. Our job is to help in an emergency, but we are watching lots of kids at one time, not just one.
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All Of Your Pool Safety Questions, Answered
By Meredith Melnick, The Huffington Post
Read this before making a splash.
Speaking of Pool Safety
President and CEO, American Red Cross
As has been widely reported, the American Red Cross has recently received criticism for a water safety poster we produced. Anyone who has seen the poster in question knows that the content is clearly unacceptable, and I want to sincerely apologize for its production and distribution.
5 Essential Summer Safety Tips
Writer + Lifestyle Blogger
The warm beautiful weather, outdoor activities and family fun are plentiful this time of year. Unfortunately, so are the opportunities for sunburns, heat rashes, bug bites, water dangers and many more summer activity hazards. Here are five summer safety tips.
10 Summertime Dangers That Parents Should Be Aware Of
By Melinda Wenner Moyer, Slate
1. DEET. Parents love to freak out about it, but the fact is, DEET works, reducing the risk of those nasty insect-borne diseases
Why You Shouldn't Swallow Pool Water
When the summer weather gets really hot, nothing feels better than jumping into a lake or a pool filled with refreshing sky
Drowning Can Happen to Anyone -- Including Your Child
Claire McCarthy, M.D.
Pediatrician at Boston Children's Hospital, Assistant Professo...
Tragedies like these happen to other people
, we often think.
It doesn't happen to us. Especially something like drowning, because that seems so simple to prevent.
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Swimmer's Ear, Cramps And More Pool Safety Questions, Answered
Gilchrist recommends early swimming lessons so that children and adults alike have this important skill. Additionally, for
Is It Safe To Pee In The Pool ... And Other Water Safety Questions
CDC Water Quality & Health Home C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll On Children's Health Beach read? Check. Sunscreen
Pool Safely: A Call To Action This Memorial Day Weekend
Inez Moore Tenenbaum
Former Chairman, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
My message to parents this Memorial Day weekend is a simple one: be aware of pool safely and be vigilant in and around the water.
Pool and Water Safety: A Healthy Respect for the Danger
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.
While the majority of adults were talking to each other at a Fourth of July party I attended, the children were frolicking in the pool. This got me thinking about water safety.
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