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As drowning numbers rise, fact remains most deaths preventable

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Maybe it's the early start to the warm season this year, or the hot summer that's driving everyone to seek relief at lakes and swimming pools.

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Whatever the reason, Minnesota is seeing a dismaying spike this summer in drowning deaths.

There's no trend that seems to stand out. The drownings this year have claimed the lives of both children and older adults.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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