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Surfers swallow 10x more water than swimmers, divers, study shows

Posted by: | December 23, 2008 Comments Off on Surfers swallow 10x more water than swimmers, divers, study shows |

CORVALLIS, Ore. (Dec. 22, 2008) – In the first study of its kind, scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) and the Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality have found that surfers unintentionally ingest 10 times more water than swimmers or divers, putting them at higher risk of contracting gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses when surfing in contaminated waters. […]

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