Why do you get a pain in your side when you work out? Our expert offers the answer.
Swimming is great exercise for the entire family. Here are five tips for making sure everyone is safe at the pool this summer.
Discover why, after just a few minutes in wet conditions, the palms of your hands, the soles of your feet and, in particular, your fingertips, transform from smooth to wrinkly.
One of the most important things for every athlete to know is the difference between normal muscular soreness and fatigue vs. early symptoms of serious injury.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Emergency medicine physician Pedro, Perez, MD, answers this one.
Bacteria, whether in swimming pools, water parks or lakes, can cause recreational water illnesses like diarrhea and skin infections. Here are three ways to lower your chances of getting sick.
Not sure what “moderate exercise” really means? Our expert explains.
In winter or on a rainy day, an indoor pool can be just the way to get moving and to get your heart pumping. However, common chemicals in pool water that can get more concentrated indoors may make it harder on your lungs. “The main concern with indoor pools is the chlorine, which is used … Read More
Each summer, some swimmers (and not just kids!) face a perplexing problem. That is, what should you do when you need to pee? Our experts weigh in on whether the answer ought to be: a) just go, or b) find yourself a proper restroom. Learn the scientific pros and cons to consider in favor of … Read More
While the shape of your ears does play into whether you’re prone to swimmer’s ear, there is more to it. Get dos and don’ts for preventing otitis externa.