Three Drown In Pool – Why?

In Pueblo, Colorado, on a hot August day two sisters, ages three and six, and their 17-year-old baby sitter drowned at a mobile home park swimming pool that had no lifeguard. We will never know exactly why this tragedy happened. There were other children in the pool at the time the sitter and her two young charges jumped into the deep end of the pool. A short time later a child was seen floating and others called for help. Attempts … Continue reading →

Beware Of Brain Eating Amoebas

There is a microscopic killer lurking in the lakes. But before you get too panicked, encounters with this bug are extremely rare. Yet this brain eating Amoeba, known as Naegleria Fowleri, (pronounced nuh-GLEERee-uh FOWL’-erh-eye for those brave enough to try and pronounce it), is being blamed for the deaths of at least 6 boys and young men this year. In one case, 14-year-old David Evans went to swim in Lake Havusu, a popular man-made lake off the Colorado River between … Continue reading →