Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.
Prevention is key, and CPR offers the best chance for neurological recovery from a near-drowning incident.
Waterborne pathogens can defy disinfectants and live in hot tubs, pools and water parks, infecting the body through the skin, eyes or nose.
Electrical hazards near pools and swimming areas can be fatal—so watch for faulty wiring and only hire certified electricians for repairs.
Pediatricians' group offers tips on how to protect kids by the pool, lake or ocean.
Experts offer tips on how to enjoy the water without risking injury.
Study shows that such regulation could dramatically reduce the number of drownings each year.
CDC warns that even seasoned athletes can drown.
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