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water safety

Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

Kids can drown quickly and silently

Prevention is key, and CPR offers the best chance for neurological recovery from a near-drowning incident.

Swimmers beware

Waterborne pathogens can defy disinfectants and live in hot tubs, pools and water parks, infecting the body through the skin, eyes or nose.

Guard against this hidden swimming danger

Electrical hazards near pools and swimming areas can be fatal—so watch for faulty wiring and only hire certified electricians for repairs.

Brush up on swim safety for summer

Pediatricians' group offers tips on how to protect kids by the pool, lake or ocean.

To be a safe boater, be a smart boater

Experts offer tips on how to enjoy the water without risking injury.

Mandatory life jacket laws = big impact

Study shows that such regulation could dramatically reduce the number of drownings each year.

Breath-holding games are dangerous

CDC warns that even seasoned athletes can drown.

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