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HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: Boy's Death Highlights a Hidden Danger: Dry Drowning
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, healthcare, children, dry drowning, swimming, risks, research, prevention )

Cal
- 527 days ago - today.com
The tragic death of a South Carolina 10-year-old more than an hour after he had gone swimming has focused a spotlight on the little-known phenomenon called "dry drowning" -- and warning signs that every parent should be aware of.
Chemicals in Indoor Swimming Pools May Increase Cancer Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: Swimming, Chemicals, chlorinated pools, genotoxicity, cancer, respiratory effects )

Anna
- 1530 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Swimming in indoor chlorinated pools may induce genotoxicity (DNA damage that may lead to cancer) as well as respiratory effects, but the positive health effects of swimming can be maintained by reducing pool levels of the chemicals behind these potential
Chlorinated Pools May Increase Cancer Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: pool, cancer, risk, swimming, chemical, chlorine )

Sophie
- 1531 days ago - news.discovery.com
Swimming in a chlorinated pool may increase your risk of developing cancer, suggest a new suite of studies, which identified more than 100 chemical byproducts in pools that use chlorine as a disinfectant.
6 Die From Brain-Eating Amoeba After Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risks, swimming, lake, amoeba, brain eating disease )

Jacquelin
- 2611 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Rare organism that lives in lakes entered victims' bodies through the nose. PHOENIX - It sounds like science fiction but it's true: A killer amoeba living in lakes enters the body through the nose and attacks the brain where it feeds until you die. Ev
Texan Infected With Flesh-Eating Bacteria While Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, fleash-eating bacteria, fatal, infection, Swimming, Vibrio vulnificus )

RED
- 2683 days ago - blogs.usatoday.com
Steve Gilpatrick, a 58-year-old retiree, contracted a potentially fatal infection from flesh-eating bacteria while he swam off the coast of Galveston, Texas, according to The Houston Chronicle.
   

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