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Water Safety Tips Swimming & many other water related sports are a great way to have fun & also beat the summer heat! But it is important to make water safety a priority to protect our children and many others when participating in and around the water activities.  According to the Center for disease Control and Prevention, drowning is a ...

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Swimming From A Young Age: 6 Safety Tips

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Swimming From A Young Age: 6 Safety Tips by Nick Hurst No matter how well your child is performing in the pool, implementing and remembering these water safety tips is the best way to ensure that your child has an enjoyable, yet safe, swimming experience.  As a guardian it is imperative that you have the skills to recognize and tackle ...

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Risky Drinking Can Put a Chill on Your Summer Fun

Alcohol Summer Safety

by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Print version (PDF) Risky Drinking Can Put a Chill on Your Summer Fun Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer ...

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Water Safety Tips for Aquatic Exercisers

Water Safety Tips for Aquatic Exercisers by Rachaelle Lynn Water workouts are healthy and effective, increasing endurance, agility, and strength while supporting weight loss efforts.  Exercising in a swimming pool also helps protect bones and joints from the punishing effects of high-impact exercise.  However, there are important water safety precautions to take to reduce the chance of injury or drowning.  ...

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Pet Water Safety Tips

Pet Safety

Pet Water Safety Tips by Kelly Boudreau Most pets love the water and are eager to jump in after a toy. With summer quickly approaching, many people plan to take their pets to the pool, on the boat, or to the beach. Keep in mind these pet water safety tips while enjoying fun in the sun with your four-legged friend. ...

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School Graduations Could Bring Water Accidents

School Graduations Could Bring Water Accidents by Tim Smalley   Each year in late May and early June there are often reports of young people involved in high school graduation festivities, who either drown or are seriously injured in water accidents. Unfortunately, most could have been predicted and prevented with adult guidance and supervision.  A common scenario is a dozen ...

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There is no substitute for “eye to eye” contact!

There is no substitute for “eye to eye” contact! By Janice Jaicks   Most of the child fatal and non-fatal drowning incidents in the state Arizona happen because of a parent “losing track” of their child or poor supervision.  Having a child is a big responsibility and having a swimming pool in your own backyard is an even bigger responsibility ...

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning by Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the cockpit, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the owners who were swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach. “I think he thinks you’re drowning,” the husband said to his ...

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips by Rachaelle Lynn Online Marketing Manager for PoolGearPlus.com Backyard swimming pools provide hours of fun for owners and their family and friends. They can also be used for parties or beautifully decorated for entertaining. But while enjoying your swimming pool, it’s important to put safety first, for children and adults (as you read this article, keep ...

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Swimming Pool Safety for Young Guests in Your Home

Swimming Pool Safety for Young Guests in Your Home by Rachaelle Lynn Online Marketing Manager for PoolGearPlus.com If you have children, you probably host their young friends in your home on a regular basis.  Because not all families have swimming pools (or prioritize swimming pool safety) it’s important to realize that your child’s friends may not be as pool-savvy as ...

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