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Aquatics

'Bump' The Risk of Summer Heat

Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG | Posted 07.15.2016 | Parents
Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG

With the mid-point of the summer season blazing forth, heat waves such as that experienced by the New York area last week are not out of sight yet. While uncomfortable for most, brutally high temperatures and humidity can be especially exhausting - and dangerous - for the expectant mom, whose body temperature is already a little bit higher than normal and who is at higher risk for dehydration due to morning sickness and frequent bathroom pit stops.

D.C.'s Wilson Pool to Be Reconfigured -- Again

Georgiana Bloom | Posted 08.05.2012 | DC
Georgiana Bloom

After sending thousands of e-mails over the past 10 months calling on D.C. public officials to restore the Wilson Aquatic Center pool to its original 50-meter configuration seven days a week, advocates may have gained a few meters.

The Problem With D.C.'s Premier Pool

Georgiana Bloom | Posted 06.19.2012 | DC
Georgiana Bloom

Instead of serving all of the people all of the time as it did for several years, D.C.'s premier public pool serves some of the people some of the time, but not all of the people any of the time. Confusing? Very.