Take the Plunge -- Try Swimming!
Swimming: An Old Sport Gaining New Popularity
Where to Go
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov
United States Masters Swimming http://www.usms.org
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Healthy U http://www.healthyalberta.com
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 02/2014 -
- Update Date: 02/03/2014 -
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