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Parents Urged To Sign Children Up For Swimming Lessons

June 1, 2013

Drownings are the leading cause of accidental death in kids under age 5, according to a new report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Most occur in backyard swimming pools. The CPSC and American Red Cross are urging families to sign up for swimming lessons — particularly in the African American and Hispanic communities.