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21 Ways to Cool Off In, On and By the Water Around Philadelphia

Summer is here, and the best way to beat the heat is to swim, paddle, and cool off by the river of your choice with […]

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8 Fall-Flavored Water Infusion Recipes: 8 Recipes to Help You Drink More Water

It’s fall, y’all. Which means fall foliage-lined hikes! And breezy bike rides! And pumpkin spice everything! But one of the downsides of this cooler weather is […]

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This Elementary School Is Going on Day 5 of No Water

Students and staff at a Delaware County elementary school have been without running water for four days. Officials at Glenwood Elementary School in Media restricted water […]

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13 Stylish Water Bottles You Won’t Mind Lugging Around

Gone are the days of clunky stainless steel canteens and Nalgene bottles. Like leggings, water bottles have become less just-for-function and more functional and stylish […]

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The Checkup: Ack! The Unexpected Habit That Slows Digestion

• When I was a kid, my best friend’s aunt was the kind of person who drank green juice before it was called green juice and […]

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The Checkup: An Unexpected Perk of Downing a Glass of Water

• Feeling like you just. Can’t. Focus? It might just be that it’s Thursday, or it might be because you simply need to down some […]

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The Checkup: How Much Water Should You Really Drink Every Day?

• According to registered dietitian Amy Shapiro, the eight-glasses-a-day rule is alright — but it’s probably not accurate when it comes to how much water […]

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The Checkup: The Case for Drinking Ice-Cold Water (Hint: Your Waistline Will Thank You)

• The argument for filling your work water cup up with ice cubes? Sipping on cold water forces your body to work harder to warm […]

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The Checkup: If You’re Filling Your Grocery Cart With This, You’re Probably Wasting Your Money

• Alkaline water is ALL over the place, but according to registered dietitian Natalie Rizzo, unless you’re an elite athlete, you’re probably wasting your money […]

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The Checkup: The Case for Running Without Music — Really!

• I rely on music to get me through a run as much as the next person. On the 10th mile of a half marathon, […]

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The Checkup: How to Deal With a Terrible Night’s Sleep Come Morning

• Sometimes I wake up and swear I only slept for 15 minutes and I know a siesta is necessary in my near future unless I’d like to be a miserable […]

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The Checkup: The Ingredient to Throw on Everything You Eat to Burn More Fat

• With Beyoncé in town yesterday, we feel there’s no better time than now to talk about hot sauce. (After all, Queen Bey does carry […]

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Drexel Study: Why Philly Should Use Rainwater to Flush Toilets

Purified water is wasted in toilet bowls, but flushing is the single largest source of water consumption in the U.S. Some researchers at Drexel University […]

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Life After Nalgene: 11 Reusable Water Bottles You’ll Want to Carry Everywhere

I am notoriously bad at remembering to drink water. Even after a very unsexy bout with kidney stones, I still find myself lugging home an unopened water bottle […]

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14 Brands of Water Bottled in Pennsylvania Recalled

If you’re about to take a swig from an Acme-brand bottled water, read this first: As 6abc reports, 14 brands of water bottled in Pennsylvania […]