The recommendations for male and female divers are largely the same, but certain considerations should be made for female divers in regard to physical and physiological differences.
A 38-year-old diver suffered from a burning sensation in his throat and had discomfort in his neck. The diver had pulmonary barotrauma. Read more about his incident.
DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Roatán offers gorgeous beaches and underwater sites — including dolphins, shipwrecks, reef sharks and more. Learn more about diving in Roatán.
Tobago is a great dive destination for advanced divers because of semi-challenging topside conditions. But the rewards underwater are worth it. Read more about diving in Tobago.
The “twilight zone” is a narrow band of ocean that falls between 150 and 500 feet — a space well beyond a diver’s limits. Read more about this unique area of ocean.
In the film “Racing Extinction,” a paleontologist discusses how we could quickly lose up to 50 percent of Earth’s species in about 100 years. Learn more about this documentary.
A new venture will offer underwater thrill-seekers a glimpse of ancient history through the windows of a luxury submersible. Read more.
How much do you know about military diving programs? This year marks many anniversaries, including the 100-year anniversary of the Mark V diving helmet. Read more.
DAN member Chuck Nicklin discusses how he got into diving, his work on James Bond films, why he is a DAN member and much more. Read on.