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Health: Hidden Swimming Danger

Cooling off in the summer heat has many headed to the shore or a pool, but doctors say there’s a hidden danger that can be life threatening. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains what can happen.

07/31/2014

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Rip Currents Still A Concern At Jersey Shore

Swimmers were being urged Saturday to remain along beaches protected by life guards and to follow their instructions.

07/05/2014

Barbara Gorman guides Jaxin through the water. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Survival Training Meets Six-Month-Olds In The Pool

If there’s a pool around, it could be deadly. So, some kids are getting trained to save themselves — even before they learn to walk.

06/27/2014

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Lifeguards Pull 5-Year-Old To Safety After Near-drowning At Flourtown Pool

Eyewitness Susan Keightly says the child was not submerged and was alert and talking as guards removed him from the pool.

06/25/2014

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Swimmers Take To Pennypack Creek — Despite Warnings

As temperatures rise, CBS 3 cameras found teenagers swimming in the same stretch of Pennypack Creek where two teenage boys died within weeks of each other last summer.

06/17/2014

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Nonprofit Organization Launches Campaign To Teach Adults To Swim

According to the Centers for Disease Control, a third of American adults are unable to swim the length of a standard size pool. Now, US Masters Swimming is trying to reduce that figure by way of an army of volunteer instructors.

04/20/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

04/14/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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Health: Summer Eye Danger

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows how many popular activities can be trouble for your eyes.

08/14/2013

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

Meghan Wren in the middle of her support team. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Woman Swims From Del. To NJ For Sandy Awareness

A New Jersey woman swam 13.1 miles across the Delaware Bay to raise money for the communities hurt from Superstorm Sandy.

08/03/2013

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Teen Drowns In Inactive Ocean County Mining Pit

Police in Berkeley Township received a call about a swimmer in distress in Fischer’s Pit around 8:44 p.m. on July 2nd.

07/03/2013

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Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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Top Swim Classes In Philadelphia

Whether you want to learn basic swimming skills or simply perfect your stroke, these are the top spots in Philadelphia to keep your head above water.

04/26/2013

Missing Philadelphia Man’s Body Found In Delaware River

Tinicum Township police say 65-year-old Hubert Elmore had last been seen early Sunday morning near the Anchorage Marina in Essington.

09/03/2012

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