Mayo Clinic Q&A: What to Drink to Stay Hydrated

Mayo Clinic Q&A: What to Drink to Stay Hydrated

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I know I need to drink while I exercise, but what is the best fluid? I’m wondering…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: For Most People, Plain Water Is Just Fine

Mayo Clinic Q&A: For Most People, Plain Water Is Just Fine

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve heard that alkaline water is better at rehydrating your body than nonalkaline, or plain, water. Is…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Prevent Kidney Stones with Simple Dietary Changes

Ask the Harvard Experts: Prevent Kidney Stones with Simple Dietary Changes

Q: I recently passed a kidney stone. I never want to go through that pain again! What’s the best diet…

More Water, Fewer UTIs?

More Water, Fewer UTIs?

Harvard Health Blog All too many women recognize the signals of urinary tract infections, or UTIs: pain and burning when…

Four new rules for staying hydrated

Four new rules for staying hydrated

By Karen Asp During the heat of summer, staying hydrated is even more important, especially if you’re exercising outdoors. While…

The big benefits of plain water

The big benefits of plain water

By Mallika Marshall, M.D. Harvard Health Blog “Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” Unlike Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Ancient…

Swim to your health

Swim to your health

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whatdoctorsknow.com Swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States…

How water and health are connected

How water and health are connected

By Rachel Moeller Gorman, EatingWell.com Water accounts for 60 percent of our body — or about 11 gallons or 92…

Water Safety Tips for Kids Help Prevent Drownings

Water Safety Tips for Kids Help Prevent Drownings

By Nancy Maes You might think you know the signs of drowning: a kid frantically waving his arms high in…