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2011-10-17 11:53:01

Very young children who live in a home with a swimming pool are at risk of drowning, a leading cause of injury death among toddlers.

2011-08-19 06:50:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Swim instructional agencies sound the same call every year: teach your child to swim. Sarasota, Florida's non-profit swim school, 21st Century Swimming Lessons, Inc., has a new message: use the appropriate definition of swimming.

2011-08-11 05:00:00

Jones to address importance of water safety in effort to reduce number of drownings, particularly among minority youth OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug.

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

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Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.