What I learned today

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

What I learned today was that we keep re-inventing the wheel.

Just saw a spot on the local news where the LA fire department did a study on hydration and heat stroke, etc. They had a news conference announcing their findings. They found that to keep the body at optimal performance during the heat, a person should drink water prior to strenuous exercise, during exercise and after exercise. The body lost less hydration if the input was constant and in adequate amounts.

That sure does make sense to me.

Wonder how much of our tax money was spent to study the obvious?

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  • no profile photo TMROTH
    good one
    4678 days ago
    You know , when I was in college (a lifetime ago) I will always remember a professor telling us how the Government spent HUGE bucks to study the mating habits of the Alaskan brown bear. Now really, who cares how and when in their little cave or neck of the woods. SIGH
    4679 days ago
  • SUZY6281
    Good thing they spent the money on that study so that we now know that. Sometimes, I just don't know what we'd do without all those wonderfully expensive studies! I think I'll go drink some water now... I wait, I was already going to do that.

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    4679 days ago
  • LUVDANCE6803
    It amazes me how much money is wasted on things that are just common sense...... I sure could think of other things that money could be used for!
    4679 days ago
    They love to waste money on things that people already know. I guess at least it was proven again how much hydration is good for us. Like we did not already have this drilled in our heads how many times already??
    4679 days ago
  • JIBBIE49
    Oh, I forgot to mention that this has just been since MARCH of this year.
    4679 days ago
  • JIBBIE49
    Talk about california tax money wasted, I see that they spent $1.4 million on that Manson woman who has been in prison since 1969 for killing Sharon Tate, and now she has a brain tumor and is terminal. What a waste of money. emoticon
    4679 days ago
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