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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.

2011-08-09 07:00:00

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

2011-07-06 11:33:00

Safe Kids Reminds Parents to Keep Watchful Eye on Children around Water WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA with support from the U.S.

2011-07-05 23:01:00

Safe Kids Reminds Parents to Keep Watchful Eye on Children around Water WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA, with support from the U.S.

2011-06-28 16:00:00

123 Pool and Spa Incidents Reported Since Memorial Day Aquatic Facilities Celebrate Pool Safely Day Across America American Red Cross Highlights National Water Safety Survey PHOENIX, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, the U.S.

2011-06-28 05:00:00

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

2011-06-27 06:00:00

Six-city summer tour aims to address importance of water safety in effort to reduce number of drownings, particularly among minority youth COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, the USA Swimming Foundation and Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones have joined forces with ConocoPhillips to raise awareness about the importance of learning how to swim as part of the Make a Splash Tour with Cullen Jones.

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2011-06-20 09:05:00

As summer is set to arrive and more and more kids go for a dip in the pool, a new study warns that parents and guardians need to be aware about the drowning risk posed by portable pools.

2011-06-18 00:01:05

With the Summer season here again, it is important to remember that along with all of the outdoor recreation comes many seasonal hazards.


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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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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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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.