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thirst

The trouble with salt

Too much sodium reduces thirst, which causes overeating, weight gain and a variety of ailments.

Everything you need to know about exercise and hydration

Thirst is actually a sign you're already dehydrated.

Water outperforms sports drinks for young athletes

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says.

Patient Story

Diabetes in disguise?

Ben Krieger had no idea that his extreme symptoms—fatigue, thirst, hunger and weight loss—were signs of Type 1 diabetes.

Heat waves are health threats

Caution: As the mercury rises, so do health concerns. Learn what you need to do.

‘Ironman’ athletes at danger of too much water

Experts advise that frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need.

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