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Nearly 60 Million Americans Don’t Drink Their Tap Water, Research Suggests – Here’s Why That’s a Public Health Problem

People who don't trust their tap water shift to more expensive and often less healthy options, like bottled water or sugary drinks

How to Stay Hydrated if You Don't Like Water

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to drink more water, but you don't really like water, find out what you can do to stay hydrated.

Myth or Fact: Are 8 Glasses of Water a Day Really Necessary?

Many of us learned that we should drink eight glasses of water a day, but is that true? It may be more, depending on what we eat and other factors.

Your Drinking Water May Harbor Cancer-Causing Nitrate

Millions of tons of nitrate from industrial farming find their way into America's drinking water each year, causing thousands of cases of cancer and other health problems.

Why Children Need to Drink More Water

All of us know that water is essential for our bodies to properly function. And most of the time our kids need to drink more water.

Are Enhanced Waters Better for Your Health?

You'll find plenty of nutrient-enriched flavored waters on grocery shelves, but are they any better for your diet than a glass of water with a squeeze of lemon?

Is All Well With Your Drinking Water?

While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulates public drinking water, people with private wells need to check their water themselves.

This Taste Test Could Convince You to Give Up Bottled Water

Recycled wastewater fared as well as bottled water and better than tap water in a blind taste test done by researchers in California.

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6 Million Americans Drink Water Tainted With Toxic Chemicals

Millions of Americans are exposed to unsafe levels of dangerous chemicals in their drinking water that may trigger a host of health problems, researchers report.

Can You REALLY Drink Too Much Water?

Can You REALLY Drink Too Much Water?

Dehydration is a familiar foe for endurance athletes, and one that will be on the minds of every participant in Sunday's New York City Marathon.

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