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Battling the Heat and Exercise

The heat and humidity feel oppressive when even just walking outside for short periods of time. When deciding to do any kind of physical activity in the added heat and humidity of late summer, keep in mind the added stress that your body may be under. We have compiled ways to help eliminate the risks…

The Heat Is On – 6 Big Myths About Dehydration

Stay hydrated The heat is on, so you’ve probably got your water bottle out. And that’s a good thing. “Every single cell in your body needs fluid to function properly,” says Angie Eakin, MD, a family medicine physician at Barnard Medical Center in Washington, D.C. “That’s why even mild dehydration can make you irritable, foggy-headed,…