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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Why You Need to Stay Hydrated

The U.S. experienced record-breaking temperatures for the first three months of 2012, and it's not getting any cooler (especially not in the Southeast where I live). Higher temperatures can also mean more heat-related illnesses and even death - especially in young children and older adults. Staying hydrated is key to keeping heat-related illness at bay.

Below is a really cool infographic that provides detailed information including the how's and why's of staying hydrated. Enjoy!

Quench Your Thirst
Provided By: InsuranceQuotes.org

Elena White is the founder and editor of  Life The Green Way, corporate sustainability coordinator at her day job, and a "rurban" wife and mother.  Learn more about her here and follow her on Twitter at @Lifethegreenway.

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