Our country is facing a national health crisis on a scale that has never been seen before in our lifetimes. The COVID-19 pandemic is unchartered territory—a new strain of an old virus that has so far claimed more than 1,000 lives. Right now, we are all nervous for what’s still to come—not just for ourselves, but for our parents, grandparents, and the vulnerable groups, who seem to be most severely …
Post Author: Alvin Chan, MD, MPH and Kim Ramirez-Chan, MD, MPH
Suffering from headaches? Drink more water.
Feeling tired? Drink more water.
Fighting the flu? Drink more water.
Trying to lose weight? Drink more water.
As pediatricians, we advise our patients to “drink more water” all the time — a recommendation that sounds so simple, yet so often under-recognized. In fact, more than half of American children do not drink enough water and one-fourth do not drink any water on a …
Subscribe to KevinMD and never miss a story!
Get free updates delivered free to your inbox.