Marathon Runners and Water Toxicity
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First Lady wants you to "Drink Up" more water

First Lady wants you to "Drink Up" more water | Marathon Runners and Water Toxicity | Scoop.it
Federal stats say 40 percent of Americans drink less than half of recommended water amounts, 25 percent of kids under 19 don't drink any water at all
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"But just how much water should we be drinking each day? The standard advice of eight 8-ounce glasses per day advice may not be an ideal for all."

 
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Endurance Athletes Risk Deadly 'Water Intoxication'

Endurance Athletes Risk Deadly 'Water Intoxication' | Marathon Runners and Water Toxicity | Scoop.it
Too much water can kill, research shows.
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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Can You Drink Too Much Water? | Marathon Runners and Water Toxicity | Scoop.it
Is it really possible to drink to much water? Learn about water intoxication and hyponatremia.
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Woman dies after water-drinking contest

Woman dies after water-drinking contest | Marathon Runners and Water Toxicity | Scoop.it
A woman who competed in a radio station’s contest to see how much water she could drink without going to the bathroom died of water intoxication, the coroner’s office said Saturday.
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Strange but True: Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill: Scientific American

Strange but True: Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill: Scientific American | Marathon Runners and Water Toxicity | Scoop.it
In a hydration-obsessed culture, people can and do drink themselves to death.
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