Checkup Newsroom (swim lessons)

2018
May
25,
2018
| 03:36 PM America/Chicago
Participation in formal swimming lessons can reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent among children aged 1 to 4 years old, according to Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. ...
Read more
2016
June
06,
2016
| 08:46 PM America/Chicago
As we begin the swimming season, common sense advice is useful in all instances for parents; however, there are situations where children have additional challenges making plans for swim trips and water safety even more important. In my field, childr...
Read more
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...
Read more
2014
June
01,
2014
| 06:26 PM America/Chicago
In her almost 15 years at Cook Children’s, Kimberly Aaron, M.D., hasn’t clamored for the media spotlight. But after seeing three drowning deaths in one week, the medical director of the Cook Children’s Emergency Department did something she’s never d...
Read more