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How Much Water Should You Drink?

Eight glasses a day? More or less? The amount of water we need to drink each day can vary. In an issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s Health Source lists factors that can increase the need for fluid, including: Increased physical activity Hot and humid weather Dry indoor air and high altitudes, which reduce moisture in […]

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Wash Your Hands!

Real-World Proof of Hand Washing’s Effectiveness Scientists are reporting dramatic new real-world evidence supporting the idea that hand washing can prevent the spread of water-borne disease. It appears in a new study showing a connection between fecal bacteria contamination on hands, fecal contamination of stored drinking water, and health in households in a developing country […]

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The FIFA World Cup’s Carbon Impact

South Africa tournament’s emissions to be eight times amount in Germany the last time around Africa’s first football World Cup will generate 2.75m tonnes of carbon emissions, one of the biggest environmental impacts of any sporting event in history, a study has found.  The finals in South Africa are expected to have a carbon footprint […]

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