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Italian engineers’ brilliant 3-D printed hack turns scuba gear into ventilator masks

One of the biggest issues in treating those affected by COVID-19 is a lack of medical equipment. Italy, the country second hardest-hit by the pandemic, has faced shortages in equipment and hospital beds.

This puts doctors in the terrible position of having to decide who gets treatment and who does not.

One of the most important tools in the fight against COVID-19 are ventilators. Read more

March 27, 2020 |

How to thoroughly disinfect your airplane seat

As concerns about the new coronavirus from China, COVID-19, continue to escalate, many air travelers are taking measures into their own hands to avoid getting sick from germs on an aircraft. recently published a study relating to travelers and the spread of germs on an airplane. The study showed that nearly 20% of passengers have flown sick, and 19% of passengers don’t always wash their hands after using the airplane bathroom. So, it’s no wonder many flyers are diligent about disinfecting their seats. Supermodel Naomi Campbell, for example, says she puts on gloves, wipes every nook and cranny of her airplane seat with sanitizing wipes, uses a seat cover and wears a face mask during the flight. Read more

March 27, 2020 |

How to Keep Your Smartphone Clean


Your smartphone is 7 times dirtier than your toilet. Here’s how to clean it.

What’s the one item that never leaves your side?

It goes into the bathroom with you. You use it in the kitchen. It often touches your face, your desk and, well, just about any other surface within arm’s reach. Read more

March 27, 2020 |

8 Signs You Are Dehydrated


Many people across the world believe that if something is a liquid, it is then good for hydration. Unfortunately, this is not the case.

Drinking certain sodas, juices, and especially alcohol can result in an inadequate level of hydration. Being dehydrated can lead to a variety of problems that are sure to ruin your day. After reading this list of signs that you are dehydrated, you might want to ditch the soda and start drinking water. Read more

August 2, 2019 |

Scuba Diving After Childbirth


A DiveFit® guide to getting back in the water

By Gretchen M. Ashton, CFT, SFT, SFN, SSC, NBFE

The average age of female divers getting certified to SCUBA dive is about the same as the average age of women giving birth for the first time; between ages 26 and 27.  In the United States, women are waiting a bit longer to have children (into the 40s) and are having more children. Having a family and SCUBA diving is nothing new. Read more

October 15, 2018 |

Top 10 health benefits of SCUBA diving

Source: Health Benefits

SCUBA diving is known as a thoroughly enjoyable and sometimes adrenaline boosting sport, however most do not know that SCUBA diving has many health benefits. Did you know that it is truly good for your health…mind, body and soul? Whether you are a beginner recreational diver interested in seeing the beautiful reefs of the sea, or an experienced deep sea diver who travels to depths seldom seen by the human eye, scuba diving can provide numerous benefits. Read more

January 4, 2018 |


Diving is a physical activity so it’s not unusual for divers to experience muscle soreness or other post-dive discomfort. But sometime those aches and pains are signs of a serious medical problem. Recognizing the early signs of decompression sickness (DCS), heat stroke, and other conditions can help an injured diver get the medical attention they need. Read more

December 21, 2017 |

Sunscreens that Protect You and the Ocean


When it’s time for fun in the sun, lather up with sunscreen that is good for you AND the ocean.  when you go to buy a sunscreen you are faced with the daunting prospect of choosing from hundreds of products lining your store’s shelves.

What makes your purchase even more complicated is that you have been told that not all sunscreens are created equal, false labeling is rampant and often misleading.  So, what brands are safe for you …. Read more

August 24, 2017 |
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