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Drowning Deaths Down Overall, but Still a Problem by Medline Plus Posted Tue 15 Apr 2014 12:00pm Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drowning , Health Statistics Read on »
Drowing Death - A Teachable Moment by OurHealth Posted Tue 13 Jul 2010 3:16pm A few weeks back we issued a challenge to all black women to take swimming lessons and learn how to swim. Stay tuned for a great article from Denise W. At 29 years old she made it her goal to learn to swim by her 30th birthday. OurHealth reached out to her and she has agreed to share her story with us! In the meantime, please read this article ... Read on »
Does Ari Ne'eman want low functioning autistic children to die in drownings or traffic accidents? by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 12:00am It seems that in the online petition crusade, the autistic self-advocacy network is at it again . In this, their latest crusade, they are complaining against a meeting that the CDC had where they are trying to add wandering as a medical diagnosis and Ne'eman and his cronies fear that somehow the civil rights of autistic children who engage in ... Read on »
Coronary Artery Disease: CABG vs. Stents?; Swimming Lessons & Drowning Risk in Children by Robert W. Posted Sun 08 Mar 2009 1:52am 2 Comments   Health Report: Coronary Artery Disease: CABG vs. Stents?  Swimming Lessons & Drowning Risk in Children  "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS    Updated:  03/8/2009 The information in this column is intended for informati ... Read on »
Dachel Media Review: Mason Medlam Foundation, Water, Autism, Drowning by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Nov 2013 12:00am By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments and view the links after the jump. Nov 20, 2013, KCTV Kansas City, MO: The dangerous attraction of water to children with autism Nov 20, 2013, Newsday: Letter: Autism is too little understood   KCTV5 Kansas City MO  "Alerting the community to the dangerous attract ... Read on »
Maggie's dead (or: How to explain a politician's death to your kids) by Maria Verivaki Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 10:04pm While driving my daughter to her basketball practice session this afternoon, we listened to the radio, as we always do in the car, the only place we listen to radio these days. A punk rock rhythm was beating out, interspersed with political statements voiced by what sounded like Arthur Scargill and Margaret Thatcher. The noise of the traffic ... Read on »
Ontario drownings: seniors by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:17am Up here in cottage country our seniors keep taking risks that others will not. Drowning deaths in the highest risk group (18 - 24 year olds) have gone down in numbers, but still remain a current risk. Often alcohol is a factor, as demonstrated in June, 2008. Common sense flees with young men (formerly the highest risk group) exhibiting grandiose ... Read on »
More Death? by David B. Posted Wed 23 Jan 2008 12:00am I stumbled into work yesterday morning around 6am, BC (before coffee). It was dark, and quiet as usually is at 6am. I flipped on the lights, turned on the coffee pot, and headed out to the cold shop area. Turned on a few more lights and paused a few minutes to flip on the radio to drown out some of the dead silence and headed off to fire up ... Read on »
Beyond the Edge: Life and Death on the River by Lindsey G. Posted Fri 31 May 2013 9:15am I watched a friend die on the Green River in North Carolina. Witt was vertically pinned against a tombstone-shaped rock at the bottom of Chiefs. I was scouting Gorilla when I heard shouting. “He’s pinned,” a panicked voice rang out. I turned and looked back at Witt. He was vertical but not moving. Water slammed against his back. In an insta ... Read on »
On Melancholy, Death and the Richness of Life by Laura Y. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 11:46am This provocative essay is by Eric G. Wilson. Ours are ominous times. We are on the verge of eroding away our ozone layer. Within decades we could face major oceanic flooding. We are close to annihilating hundreds of exquisite animal species. Soon our forests will be as bland as pavement. Moreover, we now find ourselves on the verge of a ... Read on »