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How to prevent child drowning

In light of the recent child drowning that Levin & Perconti blogged about, this Mayo Clinic article on childhood safety is entirely appropriate. When having a residential swimming pool, you can attempt to prevent personal injuries by fencing it in, installing alarms, blocking pool and hot tub access, teaching children to swim, removing toys, keeping your eyes peeled, and being wary of drains. The article also offers tips on avoiding drowning dangers in natural bodies of water and toilets, bathtubs, and buckets.

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