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Hypothermia in the summertime? You’re kidding me!

WASHINGTON – Hypothermia is not just a winter danger…it’s a summertime danger, too.  With air temperatures climbing well into the 80s and 90s in many parts of the country, hardly anyone gives a thought to hypothermia while cruising down a river, spending hours fishing on their favorite lake, or heading out on a day-trip to the deeper waters of the Atlantic.
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Seven DO NOTs for Swimming/Boaters

There have been many tragic drownings this summer, and the BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety has these seven DO NOT tips for boaters who want to swim: DO NOT . . .Continue Reading