Dehydration & Heat Exhaustion: How Summer Heat Can Cause Dehydration

Summer is one of the most popular seasons due to hot days, long nights, and a chance to relax outside. Many people travel over the …

50 Shades of Yellow: Urine Colour and Dehydration

Understanding your urine colour is a good way to know whether or not you are dehydrated. What goes in must come out, and what comes …

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Hydration Science: Understanding Dehydration

The human body is an incredible machine that needs to stay hydrated to keep moving. Because water is so important to all functions of the …

Why You Need to “Sip” an Electrolyte Drink

Confusing instructions are the last thing you need when not feeling well, so why do all pharmaceutical products have them? “Sip slowly and frequently” sounds …

Dehydration in Infants: How to Keep Your Baby Hydrated

Being a new parent or caretaker can be just as exciting as it is daunting. To help with a bit of that anxiety, here are …

Constipation in the Elderly

As we age, our bodies tend to slow down. You may notice that you take longer to recall a name, cook dinner, or complete daily …

The Key Signs of Food Poisoning and How to Feel Better Fast

Food poisoning – everyone’s heard about it and no one wants it. It can happen to anyone and even if you enjoyed your food when …

Medication Side Effects

Everyone thinks the same thing when they hear a drug commercial: what a long list of side effects! There are so many different tablets, capsules, …

Winter Prep: Ways to Stay Away from the Common Cold

It’s that time of year again: Flu season. The common cold can also be a concern – as it can spread easily through daycares, classrooms, …