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Is All Well With Your Drinking Water?

MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than 15 million homes in the United States get their water from private wells, according to federal estimates. While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulates public drinking water, people…

More Water, Mom? H2O Is Top Kids' Beverage in U.S.

THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. kids are drinking far more water than sodas and fruit drinks, health officials say. A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that water accounts for almost…

Rehydration: How Much Is Too Much?

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Staying hydrated is a mantra not only when exercising, but throughout the day for optimal health. Yet it's possible to get too much of a good thing. In recent years, a number of athletes have…

No One-Size-Fits-All for Hydrating During Sports

MONDAY, April 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Waiting until you're thirsty to drink during sports could lead to dehydration and poorer performance, a new study finds. "Drinking only to thirst typically leads to significant dehydration, which…

Aging Brains Gain More From Exercise With Good Hydration

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults, drink up. You need plenty of water during exercise so your brain gets the full benefits of working out, researchers say. "Middle-age and older adults often display a blunted thirst…

Recycled Toilet Water Aces Its Taste Test

FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Think you could taste the difference between recycled toilet water, bottled water or tap water? It's unlikely, results of a blind taste test suggest. Years of drought in California have given…