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A Simple Tip for a Better School Year: Get Enough Fluids

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Is the water bottle your constant companion, or are you the type that trusts we can do just fine in between hydration opportunities? Does hydration st...

5 Ways To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Shannon Ullman | Posted 08.14.2016 | Travel
Shannon Ullman

From different foods and new climates to foreign diseases and the stress of being in a new place, health while traveling can decline quickly if you aren't careful.

'Bump' The Risk of Summer Heat

Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG | Posted 07.15.2016 | Parents
Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG

With the mid-point of the summer season blazing forth, heat waves such as that experienced by the New York area last week are not out of sight yet. While uncomfortable for most, brutally high temperatures and humidity can be especially exhausting - and dangerous - for the expectant mom, whose body temperature is already a little bit higher than normal and who is at higher risk for dehydration due to morning sickness and frequent bathroom pit stops.

7 Things You Need To Know About Staying Hydrated This Summer

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Every single cell in the human body needs water to function properly. We need water to regulate our temperature, to cushion and protect joints and org...

How To Stay Safe At Music Festivals This Summer

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living

Your favorite bands aren't the only things that make headlines when summer music festival season is in full swing — each year, there are also news s...

Why You Might Not Be Losing Weight

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

There are many possibilities that would explain why you are hitting a plateau, and each one can be overcome. You just have to narrow it down to a reason, solve the issue, and keep pushing on.

The Truth About How Much Water You Need To Drink

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living

There’s only one drink that can keep your cells functioning properly, help skin look as youthful as possible and detoxify your body. That magic elix...

The Most Common Cause of Kitty Constipation

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A cat is constipated when the stool is too large and/or hard to be passed. If your kitty is straining in her litter box but has nothing much to show for it, or if her poop is dry and hard, it's likely constipation is to blame.

20 Signs You're Dehydrated -- And What To Do About It

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Dehydration is no picnic. It can cause bad moods, headaches and, in severe cases, forces your heart to work overtime. There are straightforward reason...

What Does It Mean to Be a Marathon Finisher? A Lot

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

"You did not perish." I had just returned from Negril, Jamaica, where I finished my first marathon, and Kevin McGuinness, my Washington, D.C., physic...

Sleuthing Kidney Disease in Central America

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

It appears repeated episodes of dehydration, occurring over long periods of time, can result in damage to the kidney, even in young, otherwise healthy individuals.

The Amount Of Water You Actually Need Per Day | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living

Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day: it's a rule that's been burned into our brains for years as the ideal amount of fluid to drink each day. Yet no matter how many times experts say that's not quite accurate, many still believe "8×8" is the magic amount.

9 Weird Things Dehydration Does To Your Body

Prevention | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Severe dehydration can cause your entire body to malfunction. And when it's freaking hot out, you don't have to be running a marathon to be at risk.

Yes, It's Possible To 'Overdose' On Water

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

With the hottest days of summer still ahead of us, it's even more important to stay hydrated -- heat, humidity and sweat often drain your body of impo...

Water: An Essential Cornerstone of Wellness

Dr. Veronica Anderson | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Veronica Anderson

By making sure you stay hydrated, you'll feel sharper, perform better, have more energy, get more done, and give your body what it needs to help ensure better health.

Sure You're Ready for That Obstacle Race? When Under-Preparation Meets Fatigue, Bad Things Happen

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Can you have the same level of honesty about your fitness level? It takes time and specific effort to prepare for these types of obstacle course runs. If you did not prepare, bad outcomes are predictable.

What a Self-Love Morning Routine Looks Like

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.10.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

I find that if I love myself first, I can be kinder to others throughout the day. As you read this list, take what sounds good for you and leave the rest.

Avoiding Deadly Dehydration: 8 Vital Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hike

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Before you start on a hike that would challenge Lewis and Clark in the hot summer sun, take a few minutes to make sure you have everything that you need.

Foods To Help You Beat The Summer Heat

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.31.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There are a few tricks to cooling down and beating the heat that you may not know -- and they start with the foods that you eat.

True Thirst

Brian Benson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Brian Benson

The Badlands weren't so romantic when viewed up close. Those velvety wrinkles, the ones that from afar had made the mountains look as cuddly as sleeping sharpeis, were just a bunch of eroding canyons. And the peaks themselves? Piles of dirt.

14 Surprising Reasons You're Dehydrated

Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By K. Aleisha Fetters Your body is about 60 percent water. Lose even 1.5 percent of that H2O -- the tipping point for mild dehydration -- and your ...

In the Time of Cholera

Adam C. Levine | Posted 05.24.2014 | Impact
Adam C. Levine

Like a host of other diseases that only strike poor people living in poor countries, cholera is not something that people born and raised in wealthy countries spend much time thinking about.

The Right Drink For Every Situation

Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living

By Nicole McDermott Most of us may have water on tap and milk chilling in the fridge, but did you know these budget-friendly bevs (and more!) could...

Lesser Known Symptoms Of Dehydration, From Joel Harper (VIDEO)

Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

What are some lesser known symptoms of dehydration? Celebrity fitness trainer Joel Harper had some surprising facts to share with us. According t...

7 Surprising Dos And Don'ts For Drinking Water

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sheryl Kraft | Posted 11.21.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM For a long time, we've been led to believe we need to drink 8 cups of water a day, but “this number doesn’t come ...