Water Consumption Health News

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10/23/2011
Nutrition, Hydration Tips Can Give Marathon Runners a Leg Up

Expert offers guidelines on what to eat and drink while preparing and competing

10/6/2011
Swimming Pool Chemicals Cause Thousands of Injuries: CDC

Agency offers recommendations to cut down on risks

9/22/2011
Infections Linked to Swimming, Drinking Water: CDC

134 recreational water illness outbreaks caused nearly 14,000 illnesses during 2007-08

8/13/2011
Heat Safety Precautions May Save Student Athletes

As practice resumes, players need to defend themselves from the elements

7/23/2011
Summer Heat Holds Potential Danger for Young Athletes

Keeping kids hydrated is most important safety measure, doctor advises

7/3/2011
How to Stay Hydrated in Hot Weather

Figuring out your personal 'sweat rate' is the secret to avoiding dehydration, expert says

6/9/2011
Record Temperatures Posing Health Risks in U.S.

Experts offer some tips on how to protect yourself from the heat and humidity

5/5/2011
Health Tip: Drink More Water

If you have these risk factors for dehydration

4/7/2011
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in India Could Spread, Experts Say

Germs with a dangerous resistance gene are now in New Delhi water supply, study shows

1/7/2011
U.S. Officials Recommend Reduced Fluoride Levels in Water

Goal is to prevent kids from getting too much, developing spotted teeth, experts say

10/29/2010
Chronic Constipation Appears to Be Increasing Among Kids

Lack of enough water, fiber and exercise may be partly to blame, researchers suggest

9/26/2010
U.S. Kids Drink Too Little Water: Study

And sugary beverages account for much of their fluid intake

8/17/2010
Early Care Urged for Patients With Trouble Swallowing

'Dysphagia' significantly impacts hospital resources and patient outcomes, researchers say

8/15/2010
Proper Training for Marathon Run Takes Time, Experts Say

Advice includes building up mileage slowly and avoiding overtraining

7/31/2010
Athletes Need to Protect Against Heat Stroke: Expert

Taking simple steps during summer sports can prevent potentially fatal illness, athletic trainer says

3/30/2010
Health Tip: Drink Enough Water

Before, during and after exercise

9/17/2009
Health Tip: Warning Signs of Dehydration

Signs that you need to drink some fluids

9/16/2009
Health Tip: What Can Cause Dehydration?

Possible reasons for lack of bodily fluids

8/25/2009
Health Tip: Why You Should Drink Water

Cells and organs need it to function

6/19/2009
Lure of Bottled Water May Not Be Health Driven

Users say convenience is what motivates their choice

5/29/2009
Families Urged to Have Wells Tested Yearly

Young kids are especially vulnerable to contamination, experts say

4/27/2009
Well Water Might Raise Bladder Cancer Risk

Study cites sun and smoke as other factors linked to the disease

1/20/2009
Health Tip: Nutrition for Athletic Performance

If you're training for a big event, be sure to eat and drink right

7/25/2008
Iced Teas Pose High Risk of Kidney Stones

Lemonade a safer choice for men over 40 seeking to avoid them, study says

7/14/2008
Global Warming Linked to Heightened Kidney Stone Risk

Study predicts up to 2.2 million additional cases in U.S. by 2050

8/23/2007
Water Picks Up Odor From Plastic Pipes

The smell fades with time, study shows

7/7/2007
Heat-Related Illnesses Take the Fun Out of Sun

Using sunscreen, drinking water, covering up are just what the doctor orders

6/30/2007
Drinking Water Is Key to Kidney Stone Prevention

Expert advises 6 to 8 glasses a day, especially during summer's hotter months

12/22/2006
Out Caroling? Be in Harmony With Your Body, Too

Holiday singers need lots of water to stay on key, expert says

8/16/2006
Studies Divided on Value of Adding Protein to Sports Drinks

One finds it hydrates athletes better, while the other shows no benefit

3/22/2006
Some Local Drinking Water Contains Too Much Fluoride

U.S. panel concludes that health threats exist, including bone fractures

9/16/2004
Health Tip: Have a Glass of Water

But don't be so quick to prefer it from a bottle

1/3/2004
Winter Chills Bring Risks to Elderly

Seniors should stay warm and avoid icy walks

7/19/2003
Children Have Higher Risk of Dehydration

Diarrhea, fever are frequently to blame

11/21/2002
Water-Related Infections Hit New High

CDC sees rise in chlorine-resistant organisms, untreated wells

9/26/2002
Water Curbs Fainting at the Site of Blood

Two glasses prevent donors from feeling woozy

8/16/2002
How Much Water Should You Drink?

Researcher challenges the 'eight glasses a day'

7/3/2002
Heat: The Silent but Avoidable Killer

Health officials urge sweltering Americans to find cool spots

9/17/2001
Arsenic Risk in Drinking Water Heightens

Old standard for drinking water may not be tough enough, says National Academy of Sciences report

9/14/2001
In Some Countries, Cholera Still a Danger

Travelers should choose foods, water wisely

8/19/2001
Beat the Heat

Drinking fluids vital if you're exercising in summer's sizzle

8/17/2001
Brush Up That Fluoride, Government Says

New recommendations for use of mineral focus on widening water sources

8/6/2001
After the Floods, the Deluge of Disease

Nasty bugs can stick around in water supply longer than expected

6/9/2001
Do We Need All That Water?

Eight-glasses-a-day rule may go overboard

6/5/2001
A Fluid Situation

Beware of dehydration on desert trips

5/9/2001
I Run, Therefore I Drink

Runners shouldn't skimp on water

5/4/2001
Drinking Too Much Water is All Wet

Some say the '8-glass' rule unnecessary