Tips for keeping kids safe in the water

The mere thought of the dangers water can pose to a child is enough to make a parent shudder.

Drowning is the second-leading cause of “unintentional injury-related death” for children ages 1 to 14, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The reality of those dangers has hit much too close to home in recent weeks, and While no amount of vigilance can alleviate all accidents, there are some ways to help keep summertime water activities safe and fun….

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