News tagged with swimming pools

Breath-holding games are killing swimmers, CDC warns

(HealthDay)—As more adults and kids head to swimming pools, lakes and the ocean this Memorial Day weekend, U.S. health officials are warning about accidental drownings from underwater breath-holding games and exercises.

May 21, 2015
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Natural swimming pools also get contaminated

The use of natural pools - those that do not use chlorine or other chemical disinfection products - has seen an upward trend in recent years. Now, scientists from the University of Barcelona have discovered faecal contamination ...

Aug 09, 2013
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