Swimming pools offer kids plenty of summertime fun and play. From get-togethers with friends on the block or a leisurely evening swim, swimming pool activities remain as an everlasting American pastime fit for the warm weather. Despite the great fun they provide, swimming pools come with their own set of dangers. According to CDC, drownings […]
Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths for children ages 1 to 14 in the United States. You can prevent accidents and ensure your pool is fun and safe by following a few simple guidelines.
Without proper maintenance, hot tubs and spas become little factories for the mass production of bacteria, including the organism that causes Legionnaire’s Disease. Read more to learn what you can do to protect your health and avoid contracting this serious disease.
About 3 weeks ago, the Sacramento Bee published a tragic article about the death by drowning of a 2-year-old child from Carmichael. It is believed that the 2-year-old drowned while staying at a relative’s home in South Natomas. The little girl had been recently staying at the house with her parents. Sacramento Police Department spokesman […]
Vibrant and beautiful eleven year-old Virginia Graeme Baker (goes by Graeme) and her sisters attended a swim party at a friend’s house during the summer of 2002. During the party, Graeme was found sprawled at the bottom of the hot tub. Graeme’s mother tried to pull her up from the water with all of her […]