“Recreational water illnesses,” according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), are illnesses contracted from playing in water. You can pick them up from swimming in natural water sources such as lakes, rivers, and the ocean.

What’s even more shocking is the fact that you can catch a nasty infection from a man-made swimming pool that’s loaded with germ-killing chlorine. Yes, your very own pool that you work so hard to maintain and keep clean could be a source of disease and contagion. … Continue reading