Protect Yourself From Pool Parasites

An unwanted, creepy visitor may be lurking in the cool pool you are using for relief from the summertime heat. Cryptosporidium, commonly known as crypto, is a chlorine-resistant parasite and its infection rates are on the rise, as Jenni Broomhead learned last summer after throwing a party at a public pool where 40 people ended up getting ill. "I hadn't heard of it. I didn't even know the name of it," Broomhead said. "It was an awful, awful thing. The kids — I had 18- and 19-year-olds tearing...Full Story
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