From dangerous pool bacteria to deadly lake parasites, learn the hidden risks of swimming — and get crucial tips for staying safe in the water
Summer Swimming Dangers; Salt Water Cleanses; Treating Swimmer’s Ear
A 2013 study conducted by the CDC found that more than half of public pools in the U.S. tested positive for E. coli. The Doctors and environmental scientist Jen Ervast share tips to help swimmers prevent sickness from contaminated pool water.
The Doctors weigh in on wearing contacts in the water.
A scaly treatment for chronic wounds caused by diabetes and other circulatory disorders: See how fish skin is being used to help human tissue regenerate.
One couple shares how a deadly freshwater amoeba called Naegleria fowleri tragically claimed the life of their 7-year-old son — just four days after his symptoms began.
From dangerous pool bacteria to deadly lake parasites, learn the risks of summer swimming — and get crucial tips for staying safe in the water. Plus, a simple home remedy for soothing swimmer’s ear. And, detoxify your body and lose weight … with salt wate
Can a saltwater solution detoxify your digestive system and shrink your waistline? The Doctors and healthy living blogger Zoe Vaklinova discuss the efficacy — and safety — of sea salt cleanses.
Is it safe for pregnant women to go swimming? The Doctors weigh in.
Swimmer’s ear, an infection of the outer ear and ear canal, leads to more than 2 million doctor visits every year in America — and nearly $500 million in annual health care costs. Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears shares an easy, at-home solution to treat the...
One family raises awareness about a deadly freshwater amoeba called Naegleria fowleri that tragically claimed the life of their 7-year-old son. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the amoeba is contracted, and why it can rapidly lead to death....