More stories about Drowning

  • Brain Damaged Woman Awarded $7 Million

    A near-drowning victim who has sustained permanent brain damage will receive $7 million from Erie County, New York

  • Study:Children’s Drowning Injuries, Deaths Decline

    The number of children who have died or been injured due to drowning incidents has declined in recent years, according to a new study.

  • Memphis Wins Make A Splash Video Contest, Visit From Cullen Jones

    The USA Swimming Foundation has named Make a Splash Mid-South the winner of the USA Phillips 66 Make a Splash for Water Safety Video Contest

  • CPSC: Nearly 140 Child Drownings this Summer

    According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 137 children younger than 15 years old drowned in pools or spas between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

  • New Discoveries

    NSF is known for its work protecting public health and safety in the aquatics and recreational water industries.

  • SWB Drowning Victim’s Family Sues NYC

    Relatives of a Navy SEAL hopeful who drowned last year in a Staten Island pool have filed a lawsuit against the city of New York.

  • Prevention Efforts

    Aquatics professionals can play a big role in protecting swimmers against a preventable drowning death as a result of dangerous breath-holding. Here are four tips from Gareth Hedges, associate general counsel for The Redwoods Group in Morrisville, N.C.

  • Identifying the Problem

    The people who succumb to this quiet killer often are stronger swimmers than the lifeguards on duty.

  • Blackout Victims

    It was just supposed to be some fun and exercise the afternoon that Drew Brislen, 40, went out free diving in the Pacific Ocean off Picnic Beach, which is part of Laguna Beach, Calif.

  • Deathly Shallows

    They were supposed to make headlines as heroes. Instead they ended up on front pages around the world as victims.