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So You Want to Climb Mt. Everest?

Many divers who emerge from initial diving certification programs with an “open water” certification choose not to pursue further formal training, going forward by acquiring practical experience though their diving activities. Often, this works well since practical “real life” experience…

Diving with Ear Tubes

(Q) I am a pre-grad med student from South Africa. I have had otitis media (middle ear infection) and in May 2010 received bilateral grommets. The right one gave me recurrent infections and I had it removed but the left…

Can I Dive with Sleep Apnea?

Q) Hello DocVikingo, I have had sleep apnea for over 10 years and have no problems. I use a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine every night. Is there any problem with me starting buy generic cialis 20mg diving? (A)…

BARRACUDA ATTACK

THE INCIDENT Barracuda attacks on humans, including completely unprovoked ones, are far more common than recognized. After an unprovoked barracuda attack amputated my left little finger and the side of my hand in Cozumel, DAN saved my life. No diver…