Athletes Should Watch Water Intake, Study Finds A study finds that drinking too much water during periods of heavy exertion can be dangerous and even fatal for runners. Melissa Block talks with David S. Greenes, Harvard professor and co-author of "Hyponatremia Among Runners in the Boston Marathon," which appears in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Athletes Should Watch Water Intake, Study Finds

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A study finds that drinking too much water during periods of heavy exertion can be dangerous and even fatal for runners. Melissa Block talks with David S. Greenes, Harvard professor and co-author of "Hyponatremia Among Runners in the Boston Marathon," which appears in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.