Cardiology

Aging overweight scuba divers at risk of underwater heart attack

Older, overweight scuba divers are being urged to shed pounds to avoid an underwater heart attack. That's the advice from a large study out today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a publication of the European ...

Dentistry

Training to become a scuba diver? Start at the dentist

Scuba divers may want to stop by their dentist's office before taking their next plunge. A new pilot study found that 41 percent of divers experienced dental symptoms in the water, according to new research from the University ...

Health

Experts offer diving safety tips

(HealthDay)—It's tempting to dive into pools, lakes and other bodies of water when you're trying to cool off on a hot summer day, but it can be dangerous if you don't take proper safety precautions, experts warn.