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Ask a Maui Doctor: What are the Risks of Snorkeling Over the Age of 50?

June 24, 2017, 9:00 AM HST
* Updated January 21, 8:00 AM
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Doctors at Minit Medical answer some of the questions submitted by readers.

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Each week, a doctor from Minit Medical Kahului or Lahaina will answer questions that have been submitted by readers. Submit your own medical related questions to our doctors at [email protected].

Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the “Ask a Maui Doctor” column.

Q: There have been numerous reports recently of older people snorkeling and being found unresponsive at beaches around Maui. Are there risks for snorkeling over 50 years old?

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