water safety

  1. Well-being

    Be warned: There's flesh-eating bacteria in the ocean

    In addition to the recent recall of peaches — and during peak season, what a bummer — now there is a flesh-eating bacteria in the...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Girl dies from brain-eating amoeba: Here's what you need to know

    A Kansas girl recently died from an infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba she acquired while swimming. Could this happen to your...
  3. Parenting How-Tos

    Safety tips for boating with kids

    Summer is boating season, and parents do not have to miss out on the fun, whether the trip is hours or days long. Here’s how to keep...
  4. K-12

    What a pediatrician wants you to know about childhood drowning

    It's hard to cool down without frolicking in the pool or lake over the hot summer months, but swimming can be risky for kids. Here's...
  5. K-12

    What every parent needs to know about secondary drowning

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    A mother's story that nearly ended in tragedy serves as a lesson that we never knew — that you or your child can drown hours after...
  6. Home

    Outdoor safety products every family should own

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    As the weather heats up and your family migrates outdoors, make sure your home is equipped with potentially life-saving safety gear.
  7. K-12

    Would you let your kid swim with sharks?

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    The parents of a 5-year-old girl who they let swim with sharks during their vacation in the Bahamas are facing severe criticism...
  8. Baby

    Make swim time fun for Baby

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    With drowning being the No. 1 injury-related cause of death in young children, teaching your little one to swim is so important.
  9. K-12

    Water safety tips every parent should know

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    During the summer months, the number of drowning incidents increases up to 89 percent. Hidden drowning hazards are everywhere, not...
  10. K-12

    How to get started with swim lessons

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    Swim lessons for kids aren’t one-size-fits-all.
  11. Tips & Advice

    Water safety at the beach

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    During the warm and lazy days of summer, more than a few of us make a beeline for the beach. Whether a crowded public beach, a...
  12. Parenting

    Prevent kids' drowning accidents

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    In 18 states, drowning ranks as the leading cause of accidental death among young children. Nationally, it ranks first for children...
  13. Children's Health

    Summer tips from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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    Kids can't wait for summer. However, along with school vacation, warm weather and outdoor sports comes an extra dose of...