water consumption

Stainless steel water bottle with Capitol Rehab logo

Plastic Vs. Stainless Steel Water Bottles: Which to Use

Over the past few years, there has been a push to get consumers away from drinking out of plastic water bottles. You may even have heard the debate over plastic vs. stainless steel water bottles. Is it an environmental issue to reduce the waste associated with disposable plastic bottles? Is it an effort by makers …

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Dr Bill Booker preparing for surgery

Preparing for Surgery: Pre-Op Tips For Faster Recovery

Editor’s Note: This blog is the first in a series on Dr. Bill Booker’s journey to recovery after a severe hip injury sustained more than three years ago. Surgery was delayed while Dr. Booker tended to his injury through a series of treatments, but ultimately the injury could not be repaired without a surgical procedure. …

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Boy drinks water from a hose

Benefits of Hydration Go Beyond Prevention of Dehydration: Drink More Water

A recent article claiming that concerns about dehydration are vastly overblown makes such bizarre conclusions that I can only presume it was written so narrowly and literally that the author never considered the benefits of hydration. Author Aaron E. Carroll, a pediatrician, argued recently in The New York Times that there’s no science behind the recommendation for individuals to drink …

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