Comments for: Preparation the key to prevent swimming injuries, drownings

Posted June 23, 2013, at 6:09 p.m.

Let’s get the troubling statistics out of the way first. Most drownings involve children ages 1 to 4. Of children who died of unintentional injury in 2009, 30 percent died of drowning. For each child who dies in a drowning accident, five will need emergency room care for nonfatal, near-drowning …

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