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Learn the risks of getting decompression sickness while freediving, and how to prevent it.
If you're a competitive freediver or spearo who likes to hunt in deep water, British National Freediving Champion Michael Board recently learned a hard lesson about making sure you've got a good support team and easy access to a decompression chamber if you get bent.
In memory of the legendary Dr. R.W. "Bill" Hamilton who passed away in 2011, the Divers Alert Network has announced a US$10,000 research grant.
Honduran Dr. Elmer Mejia has successfully treated thousands of cases of Moskito Indians with severe decompression illness including exceptional paralysis and incontinence.
The number of hyperbaric chambers in England could be reduced from 10 to eight.
If you live in the UK and tend to do most of your diving outside of the country, DDRC Healthcare is conducting an anonymous...
Divers Alert Network has added its Decompression Sickness Booklet to the agency's Health & Diving Reference Series. The new 40-page booklet "covers information including diagnosing...
In an effort to help dive operators and members, PADI has released a host of new eLearning products in multiple languages.
The Australian Olympic snowboarder, Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin, has died in a spearfishing accident in Australia