The lead researcher of a new U.S. study on
drownings says a child dies every five days in a portable pool during the warm-weather months.
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NEW YORK -
Warm weather may be tempting you to dive into a public pool to cool off. But a new survey reveals some information that may keep you from wading in.
The Water Quality and Health Council released a survey that says one in five Americans admit to peeing in public pools.
Also, nearly 70% of Americans say they don’t shower before taking a dip.
This isn’t just a stat to gross people out, in some cases it can lead to unhealthy situations.
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