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202 Children Drowned This Summer

At least 202 children between the ages of one and 14 drowned in pools or spas between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year. One hundred forty-three of them were under age five. The Consumer Product…

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Water Summer Safety Tips

Summer fun can turn to tragedy in an instant. Now is a good time to brush up on how to keep your family safe while enjoying the pool or beach this summer. Swim Safety Tips Never leave children …

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Drowning Looks Different From What You Think

I am not going to sugarcoat this: approximately 750 children will drown this year, and of those 750, about half of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or guardian. Children still run the ri…

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8 Countries At Risk of Drowning

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green We've all heard about the possibility that the Maldives could go underwater because of rising seas caused by climate change. But there are other nations facing…

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Excellent points. Fortunately I am still on track after 11 months, but this is good advice for anyo…