Whether it’s a lake, river, pool or waterpark, summer and water go hand-in-hand here in the Midwest. But sadly, it can also mean a rise in water-related accidents among kids. Parents, check out these tips from Mark Gormley, M.D., on making sure your child has a fun, and safe, time in the water this summer. As a doc AND a dad, Dr. Gormley knows how important water safety can be!
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