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DAN was there for me.
September 6th, 2019
Be sure to go over emergency procedures in every dive briefing. ...  Read More
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The Paper Nautilus
September 5th, 2019
Paper nautiluses, also known as argonauts, come to the surface at night to mate and to trap air in their shells to use for buoyancy....  Read More
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Keep Pushing
September 5th, 2019
While you may have taken a CPR course with diving in mind, keeping your certification current and your skills fresh will have you ready to assist in any situation and can help save a life....  Read More
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Marine Life injury
September 5th, 2019
It is not unusual to experience delayed symptom onset. Some divers have obvious initial symptoms that resolve and then manifest again days later. Dermatologists refer to this as a delayed hypersensit...  Read More
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Retinal Detachment
September 4th, 2019
A retinal detachment is very serious and should be treated urgently due to the risk of permanent vision loss in the affected eye....  Read More
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Vaping and Diving
September 4th, 2019
The residuals of incomplete burning (carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide) are not the major concern in electronic cigarettes, but vapor does contain putative carcinogens ) and toxicological compounds. ...  Read More
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Your DAN Safety Stop 2019 Q2
July 31st, 2019
Throughout it’s history, DAN has led the movement to promote diver health and safety, actively campaigning industry stakeholders and engaging communities around the world to advance safe practices. Du...  Read More
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Conservation Photography
July 16th, 2019
The power to change the world lies with us as users and caretakers of the planet....  Read More
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Nine factors that play a major role in a scuba diver’s dehydration
July 15th, 2019
Since blood is partially responsible for the transportation of nutrients and for gas exchange, thickened blood will affect the off-gassing of nitrogen and increase the risk of developing DCS....  Read More
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Images from the Edge
July 13th, 2019
Her path to this unusual niche in the underwater imaging pantheon began as an 11-year-old child in landlocked Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her dad helped her set up her first saltwater aquarium, and she ...  Read More
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Preventing Breathing-Gas Contamination
July 13th, 2019
Incidents involving bad breathing gasare rare, yet they do occur. Health effects on divers vary depending on the contaminant breathed. Among the most severe symptoms of breathing contaminated gas are ...  Read More
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Pinched Nerves
July 13th, 2019
The pain in your thigh is not likely related to a snug-fitting wetsuit. ...  Read More
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