Study: Kids not drinking enough water

AUSTIN ((KXAN)) — According to a new Harvard study, children are not drinking as much water as they should be. One in four kids skips drinking water each day. Additionally, boys are 80% more likely to be dehydrated than girls.

Erin Cargile spoke to Lisa Clewner, pediatrician at St. David’s Children’s Hospital, about this problem and what can be done to solve it. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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