Healing and Cosmetic Properties of Water: Traditional and Diverse Uses of Hydrotherapy

Apart from health benefits, water has important therapeutic properties and cosmetic uses. Therefore, hydrotherapy, or the use of water to treat disorders, has been an integral aspect of traditional systems of medicine in many parts of the world. Healing Properties

Global Water Sales: Trade Rules Control International Access to Clean Drinking Water

The World Trade Organization (WTO) and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) consider water a trade commodity. Private company ownership of international water resources can have alarming consequences. For example, actions by local governments to limit or block the sales

Fun Science Projects for Kids – Water Surface Tension Experiments

The following experiments rely on a property of water called surface tension. In Championship Science Fair Projects, Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen explains: “Water is a polar molecule. That means the hydrogen atoms and oxygen atom of a water molecule are arranged so

Drinking Water While on Vacation: Health Concerns and Safety Tips for Drinking Water Abroad

Since so many people are taking holidays at this time of year, it’s a perfect time to remind folks that seemingly innocent water can really put a damper on your vacation if it’s not safe. Beware of Poor Water Quality