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The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a given year. With pools, lakes and beaches open, it's tempting to fling yourself into the water.…

Yes, You Can Put Too Much Chlorine in a Pool

FRIDAY, June 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Before you take a dip in the pool this summer, be sure there's not too much chlorine in the water. Over the past 10 years, more than 500 people in California have been exposed and sickened by too…

Pools, Hot Tubs Can Harbor Dangerous Germs

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds may be synonymous with summertime fun, but they also can be breeding grounds for dangerous germs that could make you violently ill. In some cases, they can even…

Unsafe Water Found in Faucets Across the U.S.

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Flint, Mich., isn't the only American city where the water hasn't been safe to drink, new research suggests. Almost 8 percent of community water systems are plagued by health-based violations of water…