Category: Health

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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Health New to Scuba Training

How Often Should You Scuba Dive?

If you’ve caught the diving bug, you likely want to get in the water every day. But if that isn’t an option, how often should you scuba dive to keep your skills fresh?

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New stuff
marbled grouper

Marbled Grouper Spawning in French Polynesia

The yearly marbled grouper spawning in Fakarava, French Polynesia attracts thousands of grey reef sharks.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
Jill Heinerth

Scuba Diver Life Interviews Author and Explorer Jill Heinerth

“If I die, it will be in the most glorious place nobody has ever seen.” So begins the breathtaking book, Into the Planet part of our personal interview with famed cave diver, Jill Heinerth.
by Beth McCrea
Tamaulipas

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: the Tamaulipas

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the Tamaulipas.
by Guest Author
dive industry

New Brand Partnership Advocates for Stronger Dive Industry Collaboration

A new brand partnership advocates for stronger dive industry collaboration to catalyze exploration, ocean awareness, and inclusivity
by News Release