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Top Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Philadelphia

When the dog days of summer approach, a refreshing frolic in a pond or pool is just the thing to put a smile on your furry friend’s face. Pooches dash and dive into creeks or take swimming lessons in special doggie pools. Pets might even enjoy a game of fetch by the water’s edge. Whether there’s a heat wave or a snow storm, the Philadelphia area offers a few awesome locations to take that pup for a swim.

06/01/2012

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3 On Your Side: Portable Pool Safety

Just in time for the long holiday weekend, the nation’s top consumer safety agency has a warning for parents before they buy a portable pool.

05/23/2012

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Men’s Swimwear

For more on men’s swimwear, click here.

05/23/2012

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Health Watch: Summer Activities Can Hurt Teeth

Some popular summer activities, like swimming, can hurt your smile. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains

08/15/2011

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Crews Rescue 7-Year-Old Girl From Schuylkill River In Montgomery County

A 7-year-old girl was taken to an area hospital Sunday afternoon after crews rescued her from the Schuylkill River.

05/29/2011

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The Right Amount Of Exercise

There is one truth related to exercise that cuts across all lines. Consistency of exercise leads to better results.

04/26/2011

(Fran Crippen exits the water after winning the gold medal in the men's swimming marathon 10km final during the XV Pan American Games on July 14, 2007 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Coach Of Philadelphia Swimmer Who Died Criticizes International Body’s Follow-Up

It’s been nearly six months since Fran Crippen, a champion swimmer from Conshohocken, died during an open-water meet in Dubai.

04/13/2011

Plenty of kids were on hand for the announcement that all Philadelphia public pools will open this summer (by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Officials Say All Philadelphia Public Pools Will Open For Summer

City officials say all 70 city pools will be open this summer.

03/02/2011

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USA Swimmer, Fran Crippen, Dies During Race In United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates swimming officials are citing “overexertion” as the cause of U.S. national team swimmer Fran Crippen’s death and deny reports that the American had a heart attack during a race in the country.

10/24/2010

Knee Injuries Often a Result of Overuse

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Over the years I have talked about knee pain on dozens of occasions but there’s a good reason for that. Many people suffer from knee pain.

08/26/2010

Use Common Sense to Prevent Drowning Accidents

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Every summer there are tragic reports of drownings. Many could have been prevented. Sadly, many people fail to take the necessary precautions to help avoid problems.

08/12/2010

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