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This 8-minute video will make you think twice before buying bottled water.

When someone asks if you want bottled or tap water, which do you choose?<p>It seems like an innocuous decision — just a matter of preference. But …

What bottled water costs the environment -- and your health

Photo credit: Getty<p>Bottled water is the world's best-selling drink, and Americans are its most loyal customer. You pay hundreds or even thousands of times more for the prepackaged water than you would if you got it from the tap. Yet nothing has proved that "ultra-purified," "mountain-sourced," …

National Parks' Bottled Water Sales Ban Is Bad Policy, Damages Public Health

With just one small policy change, the National Park Service has undermined my most basic understanding of the role of our country's treasured parks. I was raised to believe that spending time exploring these grand monuments promotes health and well-being, and that the National Parks are a …

All About Water Purification: A Tutorial

Having water on hand is just one part of being prepared. Knowing how to safely store, treat, filter and purify water can keep you alive. To know how …

Thirsty? Avoid These 6 Hydration Mistakes On Race Day

<i>Don’t let fluid follies slow you down.</i><p>Every runner knows that hydration is a vital component of performance. At no time is hydration more important …

When do you really need a sports drink?

Commercials for sports drinks show neon sweat pouring from chiselled athletes pushing themselves to the limit. These ads suggest that the athletes are losing the very nutrients that sports drinks provide, which raises the question: Are sports drinks necessary? Do these drinks really help boost …