Osteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time – it’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.
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.
Swimmers were being urged Saturday to remain along beaches protected by life guards and to follow their instructions.
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.
Eyewitness Susan Keightly says the child was not submerged and was alert and talking as guards removed him from the pool.
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.
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.
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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.
3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows how many popular activities can be trouble for your eyes.
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.
A New Jersey woman swam 13.1 miles across the Delaware Bay to raise money for the communities hurt from Superstorm Sandy.
Police in Berkeley Township received a call about a swimmer in distress in Fischer’s Pit around 8:44 p.m. on July 2nd.
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.
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.