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Great Lakes Drowning Deaths; Liver Disease Cases On The Rise; Statehouse Update

It has been a deadly year on Lake Erie.  We'll talk with the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project about the dangers the lake still poses on these hot, final days of summer into fall. And if you're drowning education comes from what you've seen on movies and television, you may miss the moment when your help is needed most. They'll explain.  Two new studies on liver health show alarming trends: Liver cancer deaths are up, and so are cirrhosis-related deaths among younger people.  Plus, more details in the investigation into the investigation that led the former Ohio House speaker to resign.

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Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project

Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project safety tips

Great Lakes Water Safety web site

Great Lakes Beach & Water Safety Conference


Dave Benjamin, Executive Director, The Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project  
Melissa Zirkle, Great Lakes Safety Advocate 
Jamile Wakim-Fleming, MD, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, The Cleveland Clinic  
Karen Kasler, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau Chief