So it's one of those gorgeous Houston July days where it's 98 degrees and 1,000 percent humidity, and your kid wants to go to the public pool with his friends. An hour later, he's in the deep end with a charley horse, succumbing to panic. A few seconds later, he's officially drowning. On the left s ... More >>
We've written before about the Heimlich maneuver being pushed as an aid to drowning victims, and the problems a lot of people have with that. It makes things worse rather than better, critics argue. Leading the charge is Peter Heimlich, son of Dr. Henry J. Heimlich, who the maneuver is named for. ... More >>
Most doctors say the Heimlich maneuver should not be used to save drowning victims. So why does UH professor John Hunsucker continue to teach it to lifeguards?