Recently, a young child died following days of vomiting. He had been in shallow water in a Texas dike about a week before his death. The story was picked up as an alleged case of a rare condition called dry drowning or secondary drowning. The media accounts went viral, spreading significant fear in parenting communities and among those learning about these alleged conditions from the news …
Post Author: Seth Collings Hawkins, MD, Justin Sempsrott, MD, and Andrew Schmidt, DO, MPH
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