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What Your Poop and Pee are Telling You About Your Body

Ever wonder what's going on inside your body? Sometimes it may seem hard to tell without blood tests, doctor's appointments and expensive screenings. However, there are numerous ways you can assess yo…

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7 Problems You Can Wash Away By Drinking More Water

Youíre thirsty and you instantly reach for that carbonated soda packed with sugar, aspartame or other artificial sweeteners. Not so fast. Your body needs water not sugar to hydrate properly. And drink…

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A Surprising Reason You Are Always Tired

Do you find yourself struggling to stay awake during the day, and feel listless as you head home? Do weakness, slight dizziness and lapses of memory feature on your list of frequent woes? Pause for…

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10 Tips to Get The Most Health Benefits From Your Water

How are you drinking your water? As strange as it sounds, the amount of water you drink is just the beginning. How you drink water can have huge health benefits, too. Here are 10 easy tips to power up…

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Overhydration: Who is At Risk, & How Do You Prevent It?

Did you grow up hearing that we need to drink eight glasses of water a day? Drinking enough water is definitely important, but you can also overdo it in the water department. Overhydration - also cal…

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8 Common Myths About Dehydration

Water plays an integral role in nearly every biological process in the body. Everything from controlling the body's thermostat to regulating blood pressure to taking out the trash relies on water to g…

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This Underwear Could Revolutionize Eldercare

When you think about paradigm-changing products, underwear typically isn't top-of-mind, yet these under-appreciated undergarments may soon play a vital role in enhancing the health and safety of senio…

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Coffee Won’t Dehydrate You, New Study Finds

Coffee drinkers everywhere have cause to celebrate, once they've gotten on their caffeine buzz. A new study shows that coffee doesn't dehydrate your after all. Though many have spoken up about the …

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6 Tips for Exercising in Extreme Heat

Wham! You walk out the door and the heat hits you like a brick wall. If you didnít know it was summer, you certainly do now! The current extreme, oppressive heat can put a serious snag in your wor…

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Does a Drink of Water Make Kids Smarter?

Most children arrive at school in a state of mild dehydration that may negatively affect scholastic performance. Preventing cellular dehydration is integral to hormonal, immune, neurological, cardi…

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Tap water here sucks even if filtered, and glass bottles are unavailable in supermarkets. Go figure …

I live in California, where the tap water (according to MY taste buds) SUCKS, big time! I drink only…