Tag: dehydration

Know Your ‘Sweat Rate’ to Stay Properly...

The thousands of runners taking part in this Sunday’s Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon are likely already familiar with their...

January 24, 2019

Tips for Marathoners: Beating Physical, Mental Challenges

Several months of intense physical training will result in the ultimate test of endurance on Sunday, Jan. 27, as more...

January 17, 2019

Heat-Related Illnesses: How to Spot Them and...

South Florida’s notorious summer heat, with that tropical injection of stifling humidity, peaks for several weeks as teen athletes start...

July 30, 2018

Student Athletes Cautioned About Post-Storm, Heat-Related Illness

Hurricane Irma sidelined student athletes from game play and practice. But some school teams are about to re-start practice about...

September 15, 2017

Surprising Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and...

Living in South Florida creates many self-proclaimed “experts” about the heat index, dangerous temperatures and related illnesses, such as dehydration,...

July 19, 2017

How Much Water Do You Really Need?...

Have you noticed more friends or co-workers walking around with a bottle of water, determined to meet their quota for...

July 6, 2017

Heat Advisory and Hydration Tips (Infographic)

The highest afternoon "heat index" readings will continue to range from 100 to 107 degrees through early next week, today's...

July 6, 2016

Sports Fans Need Hydration Too

Enjoying the moderate winter and springtime temperatures and excited to see their favorite players, many head to the golf or...

March 2, 2016

Dehydration Named Minor Role Player During NBA...

During the highly competitive series, cramps, dizziness and other symptoms of dehydration have hit key players on both teams.

June 16, 2015

Beat the Heat: Safe Strategies for Back-to-School...

For millions of young athletes, back-to-school signals the start of intensive athletic training for fall sports – in sultry August...

August 12, 2014

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FDA Approves Device for Heart Valve...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device, the Lotus Edge, to better assist doctors when replacing aortic valves using a...