Category: Health

Hyperbaric Chambers
Health

Making Sense of Hyperbaric Chambers

Although hopefully you’ll never need to use one, here we’ll explain exactly what hyperbaric chambers are and how they work.

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Medical Questionnaire
Health

The Importance of the Medical Questionnaire When Diving

Whenever you take a dive course, you must fill one out. Here’s why it’s important to be honest when you complete a medical questionnaire.

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Women Better Scuba Divers Than Men
Health In the Water New to Scuba Stories

Are Women Better Scuba Divers Than Men?

We’re about to open a can of worms by asking: are women better scuba divers than men?

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Decompression Sickness
Health Training

Signs and Symptoms of Decompression Sickness

Scuba diving is statistically very safe, but whenever we dive there is the small possibility of decompression sickness (DCS). What are the signs and symptoms?

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New stuff
Get Back into Technical Diving

How To Get Back into Technical Diving

If you’ve been out of the water for a while, it’s important to brush up on your skills before you get back into technical diving.
by Yvonne Press
Dive into the Pink

Dive into the Pink Announces Second Annual Photo Competition Winners

After a fantastic response with almost 400 entries raising well over $3,000 for breast-cancer research, Dive into the Pink has announced the winners of their photo contest.
by News Release
Dive Destinations for Kids

Top Dive Destinations for Kids

There’s nothing more satisfying than introducing your kids to the underwater world and including them in your dive-trip planning. Here are our picks for the top dive destinations for kids.
by Christine Brinkley
Lombok Earthquake

Dive Community Comes Together After Lombok Earthquake

When a 6.9-magnitude tremor struck Lombok on August 5th the damage was devastating. The community is struggling to recover after the Lombok earthquake.
by Guest Author