Water Safety: Boating & Open Waters

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Boating and swimming can be dangerous summer activities. How can you stay safe?
Air Date: 6/26/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Lindsey Burghardt, MD
BurghardtLindsey resizedDr. Burghardt received her undergraduate degree from The College of William and Mary and her medical degree from Yale University. She completed her pediatric residence at the University of Colorado, and then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. She is currently an Instructor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an attending physician in pediatric emergency medicine at Boston Children's Hospital and South Shore Hospital. She is also completing her Masters of Public Health at Harvard University. She lives in Boston with her husband and two children.
Water Safety: Boating & Open Waters
Boating and swimming can be the most fun your children will have all summer.

However, these activities can also be the most dangerous.

In this important interview, Dr. Lindsey Burghardt shares some tips for water safety. For instance, having a plan in place for life jackets and being aware of dangerous currents will help keep your family safe... and will ensure your family has the best time possible.
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