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Water Safety: Teaching Kids To Swim ASAP Is Key

With over 30,000 deaths monthly worldwide, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of accidental injury or death. The key to drowning prevention is teaching kids to be water-safe when they are infants, says a four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist.

Triple A's of Healthy Swimming: Awareness, Action, Advocacy

To help swimmers, their families, and others from contracting recreational water illnesses (RWIs) coming into contact with contaminated water in swimming pools, hot tubs, water parks, water play areas, interactive fountains, lakes, rivers, or oceans, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed the Triple A's of healthy swimming: Awareness, Action and Advocacy.

Preventing Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer's earĀ  (otitis externa) is an infection of the outer ear canal that can cause pain and discomfort for swimmers of all ages. The good news is that there are a few simple steps that parents can teach their kids to prevent swimmer's ear.

Summer Safety Tips For Parents

As the nation begins the Fourth of July weekend, here's a comprehensive guide with summer safety tips on everything from sun, heat, lightning, pool and bug safety, to playground, bicycle, skateboards and scooters, lawn mowers, fireworks, boating, open-water swimming and all-terrain vehicle safety.
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