Checkup Newsroom (Swim)

2019
April
24,
2019
| 06:37 PM America/Chicago
Almost a year after their 19-month-old daughter drowned in a backyard pool, Bode and Morgan Miller brought their 6-month-old son to a swimming lesson. Morgan Miller shared the emotional moment on her Instagram Stories Monday and her post has now g...
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2018
June
12,
2018
| 06:47 PM America/Chicago
The drowning numbers remain tragic, but not at all surprising to  Corwin Warmink, M.D., medical director of Cook Children’s Emergency Department. Already this year, seven children have fatally drowned after being rushed to Cook Children's. But anothe...
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2017
September
01,
2017
| 07:17 PM America/Chicago
All summer long we’ve asked parents to “Lifeguard Your Child.” The campaign’s focus has been on parents never taking their eyes off of their children while they are swimming … and that includes all the way to the car or house. “We’ve seen many ...
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July
13,
2017
| 04:14 PM America/Chicago
The father of two little girls taken to Cook Children’s after a non-fatal drowning incident says even when you think you are doing everything right, something terrible can go wrong. The family, which has requested to remain anonymous, shared their...
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2016
July
06,
2016
| 09:39 PM America/Chicago
Drowning is quick. Safe Kids Worldwide estimates you may have less than a minute to react once a child begins to struggle in a pool. And yet, one in three parents surveyed has left their child at pool for two to three minutes without supervision. ...
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July
06,
2016
| 04:11 PM America/Chicago
Did you know that drowning will most likely affect you or someone you know?Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in children ages 1 to 4 years old and the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for ag...
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2015
July
02,
2015
| 03:24 PM America/Chicago
In the month of June 2015, Cook Children's Trauma department saw 26 non-fatal drownings, more than twice as many during the same time span as last year. Everyone lived, there were no fatal drownings during this month, but then July began with two fat...
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May
21,
2015
| 05:11 PM America/Chicago
Summer is just right around the corner and swim season is fast approaching. For some kids this will be their main sport, for others this will be just one of many. Swimming is one of the safest sports to participate in, however too much of a good thin...
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