(NEW YORK) -- The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new report that identified top drowning risks for children and recommendations to help prevent tragedy. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in the U.S. for children ages 1 to 4 and the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Child drownings are on the rise, according to a new report, and experts warn that the pandemic has also put kids at an increased drowning risk this year. "It was really hard for people to access swimming lessons last year," Dr. Ben... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A pregnant mom of three is sharing a message of water safety for summer after rescuing a group of young girls off the coast of Lake Michigan. Alyssa DeWitt, 27, of Manistee, Michigan, took her three children -- ages 6, 3 and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A mother has made it her mission to ensure her family's tragedy will not be repeated after her husband died trying to save their two daughters from drowning. Ali and Austin Joy of Ashland, Virginia, were on vacation with their three children... Read More.
(CINCINNATI) -- The University of Cincinnati is mourning the death of woman's soccer player Ally Sidloski, who passed away on Saturday. An Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokesperson told ABC News Cincinnati affiliate WCPO, Sidloski drowned in East Fork Lake in Clermont County. The spokesperson... Read More.
By Nicole Pelletiere, ABC News(BETHESDA, Md.) -- A baby bath seat sold exclusively on Amazon has been recalled due to drowning concerns.The Consumer Product Safety Commission said about 5,000 BATTOP Foldable Infant Bath Seats are being recalled after... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Actress Naya Rivera, best known for playing Santana Lopez on the hit musical comedy Glee, accidentally drowned while swimming in Lake Piru in Southern California on July 8, the Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Tuesday. "The circumstances and visual characteristics all... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Heartbreak gripped Hollywood on Monday when Naya Rivera's body was recovered in Lake Piru in California. Her four-year-old son was found Wednesday drifting alone on a boat, which prompted the initial search-and-rescue mission before officials moved toward a recovery mission, believing the 33-year-old had drowned. While... Read More.