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TED-Ed VIDEO: What Would Happen If You Didn’t Drink Water?

Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by Chris Bishop. Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of… Keep Reading

Nick Willis Wins 5th Avenue Mile

By Rich Sands, @sands (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (10-Sep) — Experience counts on 5th Avenue. Jenny Simpson and Nick Willis proved that here today with emphatic wins down the famed New York City boulevard. Simpson scored a record sixth title at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile shortly after… Keep Reading

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High-Sugar Sports Drink Sales up 35% as School Starts

Despite the health risks, parents are stockpiling gatorade and similar ‘sports’ drinks as kids head back to school and back on the field. Despite the American Academy of Paediatrics and many other reputable organisations, including the Connecticut state government, attempting to limit consumption of the sugary beverages, sports drinks experienced a 35 percent spike in… Keep Reading

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Sending out an SOS for Houston

The severe weather caused by Hurricane Harvey may be clearing, but the health impacts of this disaster will be long-lasting. The severe flooding seen throughout parts of Texas poses a considerable threat to the health of those in affected areas. Floodwaters carry pathogens that can cause gastrointestinal illness in the form of diarrhea, vomiting, fever,… Keep Reading

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Hydration On The Run

Adapted from Matt Fitzgerald Hydration during running is not as complicated as you may have been led to believe. When you run, you sweat. The more you sweat, the more your blood volume decreases. The more your blood volume decreases, the harder your heart has to work to deliver oxygen to your working muscles. Sounds… Keep Reading

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