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Patient Story

‘She was near death’

Charlotte Drinkall almost died on a family vacation. After being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, her life completely changed.

9 ways to make your vacation foolproof

Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.

Why seniors struggle with eating

Swallowing problems can lead to health issues such as malnutrition, dehydration and pneumonia from food and drink that end up in the lungs.

Don’t let the heat beat you down

With these 9 tips for preventing heat-related illness, your summertime workouts will do you good, not wring you out.

Heat stroke—the athlete’s summer foe

Coaches, parents and players should all recognize the unique limitations of the human body on hot, humid days.

Drink up!

We all need water for a healthy life, but how much?

Get ready for another stretch of potentially dangerous heat

Young athletes and construction workers―new to the job or in their first days of practice―are especially at risk of heat-related illness. Here are top tips to stay safe and cool.

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

Everything you need to know about exercise and hydration

Thirst is actually a sign you're already dehydrated.

Migraine? Know your triggers

When one strikes, you should have a log handy to write down possible causes such as food, environment and sleep disruptions.

‘SEEDS’ require water

Proper hydration is one of the most important aspects of the Seven Essential Elements of Daily Success.

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.