Tips for Outdoor Adventures on the Water
    May 31, 2012
    Tips for Outdoor Adventures on the Water

    Whether swimming in the ocean or on a boat in a lake, follow these tips for staying safe by the water. (more…)…

    Reducing Chlorine Exposure for Young Children
    February 5, 2010
    Reducing Chlorine Exposure for Young Children

    Get out your watch. How many hours a child spends in a chlorinated swimming pool before age 2 appears to influence the risk of that child later developing asthma and nasal allergies. We’ve known for…

    The Two Faces of Swimming Pool Chlorine
    June 2, 2003
    The Two Faces of Swimming Pool Chlorine

    Splash! Getting our kids physically active is a top priority for their short and long-term health, and swimming is a wonderful, fun way to do it. Public pools are typically treated with chlorine-based…

    Giardia Lamblia
    October 29, 2002
    Giardia Lamblia: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Giardiasis Introduction to giardia lamblia: What do mountain streams and day-care centers have in common? They are both places where kids can catch Giardia. What is giardia lamblia? …

    Safe Swimming?!
    May 30, 2001
    Safe Swimming?!

    Memorial Day Weekend. Picnics. Hot weather. Summer fun. To keep swimming safe and fun, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging parents to teach their children not to swallow poo…

    What is Swimmer's Ear?
    July 20, 1998
    What is Swimmer’s Ear?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Swimmer's ear is an infection of the skin lining the ear canal. Bacteria normally live on the surface of this skin with no ill effect. If there is a break in the skin's normal bar…